Three residents were taken as prisoners when troops from the Israeli army invaded the village of Beit Furiq, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, on Thursday morning at dawn.

The three were indentified as: Khalid Hanini, Ze’ad Hanini and Wahid Hanini.

Soldiers also searched several houses before leaving the village.

This is the second invasion in as many days.  Yesterday, the village was invaded and four residents taken.