On friday at dawn Israeli soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp in
Nablus city, northof the West Bank, and bulldozed one
of the main streets of the camp causing extensive damage to the street as well as  damaging doors and walls of shops there.

The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that at least eight army vehicles and a military bulldozer, invaded the cap through Rojeeb street.

The bulldozer destroyed doors and front walls of several shops in the area and fired rounds of live ammunition at street lights, especially in Al Hashasheen neighborhood.

Resident Khader Kharsoua, from the Balata refugee camp and told the PNN that the after the Israeli forces withdrew, the greatest amount of devastation was concentrated in several stores, including those belonging to Bassam Abu Hamada and Abdul- Hamid Tirawi.

Kharsoua also noted that Israeli forces remained in the refugee camp destroying stores throughout the early morning pre-dawn prayer hours for Ramadan.

Hundreds of residents were barred from reaching the mosque to participate in the dawn prayer services, PNN added.