The Israeli army invaded the northern West Bank city of Nablus and some nearby villages on Tuesday at dawn, and kidnapped four civilians.

Local sources reported that troops searched and ransacked homes in the villages of Zwita, Bita and Asirah Al Samaliyiah.

Troops kidnapped three men during the invasion which targeted the three villages.

Local sources identified the kidnapped residents as; Hafeth Iliwi, 24, from Zwita village, Khaled Salah, from Beita village and Osama Yassen, from Asirah Al Samaliyia.

Meanwhile Firas Yaesh was kidnapped by the army when troops searched homes located in Nablus city.

Soldiers also invaded the nearby Al Ein refugee camp and searched homes; no kidnappings were reported.