On Wednesday morning Israeli troops arrested, , 12 residents from the West Bank city of Nablus during an ongoing military operation begun Tuesday morning.

Soldiers conducted wide scale search campaigns across several neighborhoods , among the arrestees were 10 students from Al Najah University. Abu Al Ameen Lobada and his wife were also arrested, to pressurise their wanted son to surrender, eyewitnesses reported

The city of Nablus and surrounding villages have been experiencing daily invasions, arrests and military operations for over three weeks now.