The Israeli armed forces arrested seven residents from Balata refugee camp, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, during an invasion to the camp on Wednesday morning

Troops stormed the camp, searched several houses before arresting the seven residents . 

Five of the arrestees were identified as Ahmed Abu Sris, 22, Morad Hassan, Khalil Al Riahi, Mohamed Al Terawi, 18, and Hassan Hnoun, 14.

Eyewitnesses said soldiers opened random fire during the military operation and detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the camp causing damage to the nearby mosque and houses.