The Israeli army took two children prisoner at Tayasser military checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tubass on Wednesday afternoon.

Palestinian sources reported that Yasser Abu Mihesen and Kamal Abu Mihesen, both 16 yeas old, were taken prisoner after soldiers stationed at the checkpoints stopped them, handcuffed them and took them to the nearby military base.

In a related incident, the Israeli army has installed a new checkpoint on Wednesday morning, south of Tubass city. Soldiers stopped farmer's trucks and civilian cars, searched them and checked ID cards, local residents reported.