Two residents from the West Bank city of Tulkarem escaped an assassination attempt by the Israeli army, while the army took 10 prisoners in several other West Bank areas on Monday.

The army attacked the house of these two residents in the early hours of the morning in an attempt to kill them both. The two, whose names remain unknown, managed to escape with no harm, local sources reported. The army claimed that they are Fatah activists, Maan news reported.

Meanwhile, another force stormed the residents’ houses in the city of Tulkarem and arrested five residents after searching and ransacking their houses, eyewitnesses reported.

In separate invasions in the West Bank cities of Bethlehem, Ramallah, Hebron and Nablus, the army took five residents claiming that they are Intifada activists, raising the total number of arrests by the Israeli army to 10 residents on Monday morning.