The Israeli army invaded the West Bank city of Tulkarem and neighboring villages seizing  five residents in a pre dawn invasion on Friday.

The five taken  are known as Samie Ja'ar, 22, Ihab Shadid, 21, both from Alar village, Bader Ta'mah, 19, from Qafeen village, Mohmed Al Ashkar 19, from Sieda village south of the city, and Ahmad Al Hier, 24, from the city of Tulkarem.

Troops searched and ransacked residents' houses, damaging families' belongings during the raids, eyewitnesses reported.