Unknown gunmen have burned the Palestinian Legislative Council offices in the West Bank city of Salfit Tuesday morning.

According to eyewitnesses, more than ten masked gunmen stormed the office building, handcuffing the guard before setting it on fire.

Palestinian fire brigades and police rushed to the scene along with the residents in an attempt to put the fire out.

The local police have started an investigation of the attack; local residents have also expressed their anger and condemned such attacks.