The Israeli army invaded the West Bank city of Nablus and the nearby Balata
refugee camp on Moday morning, Palestinian sources reproted.


According to eyewitness reports, a number of Israeli military vehicles stormed the city, searched and ransacked houses then took Mo'taz Al Afouri 21 prisoner.  Meanwhile, troops broke into residents’ houses in Balata refugee camp and took Nimir Al Tirawi, 22, to unknown location.

The Aqsa martyr brigade, the armed wing of Fatah claimed responsibility for
detonating three home-made roadside bombs as the military vehicles invaded the city.  No injuries were reported.

Israeli soldiers took positions in city center, old city and in the Balata refugee camp, local sources reported.