The Israeli army barred scores of residents from arriving to their homes in the Jordan valley area in the West Bank, on Wednesday afternoon.

Troops stationed at Tayaseer military checkpoint, located on the way to the Jordan valley villages and towns, closed teh cehckpoint and did not allow the residents to cross.

All were forced to use farming roads to get to their houses, while the rest were forced back to the nearby city Tubas for the night, local sources reported.