Tuesday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and Balata refugee camp and arrested 15 students from Al Najah Univercity in the city. One Palestinian policeman was also arrested.

Soldiers and army vehicles stormed the residents’ homes and surrounded student dorms in the city.

Abeb Afanah, 37, was arrested when Israeli forces searched his house in the city.   Abed is a Palestinian Authority police officer and  works in the city.

Meanwhile soldiers attacked the residents’ homes and shops in the nearby Balata refugee camp; no arrests were made.  The military operation is ongoing.

Israeli army sources said this military operation, that started Tuesday morning, aims at arresting what the army describes as "wanted" residents.