Palestinian security sources said that Israeli forces set up a number of mobile checkpoints between the northern West bank cities of Jenin and Nablus in the northern West Bank on Saturday morning.

Soldiers stopped and searched Palestinian cars which obstructed the movement of civilians between the two nearby cities.

In the meantime, the Israeli troops kidnapped at dawn today several Palestinian civilians during an invasion that targeted the town of Atil north of Tulkarm city also located in the northern part of the West Bank. Witnesses stated that a massive Israeli force stormed the town and conducted wide scale house to house search campaign before kidnapping a number of civilians and taking them to unknown locations.

Another Israeli force invaded the city of Tulkarem, surrounded a building located in the city center and searched it, no kidnappings were reported.

In the Hebron city in the southern part of the West Bank a group of illegal Israeli settlers renewed their attacks on farmers in the town of Yatta south of the city, where they attacked a farmer, and tried to confiscate a herd of cattle, on the pretext of presence in the land they called natural reservation, the land is owned by the Palestinian farmers, the Israeli army and settlers try to annex the land by calling it natural reservation.

Translated by Ghassan Bannoura