The Israeli army invaded the town of Qabatiya, south of Jenin City  in the northern West Bank on Thursday at dawn and took prisoner five residents.

Army vehicles and troops stormed the town from different directions and searched and ransacked scores of residents' homes before leaving and taking the five to unknown locations, eyewitnesses reported.

The five were known as; Maher Saba'nah, 30, Yasser Khashanah, 22, Nasser Allawunah, 23, Samier Sab'anah, 45 and Awwad Abu Zalat, 26.