Israeli soldiers arrested ten residents Thursday morning from the town of Silwad, east of the West Bank city of Ramallah, after invading it and closing its entrances.

Troops attacked and searched homes and several construction sites, conducting military searches and arresting at least ten residents, local sources reported.

Soldiers based near Ofra settlement, near the town, attacked dozens of homes after claiming that stones were hurled at settlers vehicles passing on a settlement road near the town.

In a separate incident, soldiers installed portable checkpoints near the northern entrance of Ramallah, and near Sorda village, and interrogated dozens of residents and searched their vehicles.