Israeli troops invaded several areas of the northern part of the West Bank including the cities of Jenin, Tubas and other villages and towns, on Friday at dawn and kidnapped five residents.

Palestinian sources reported that Israeli forces backed by armored vehicles invaded the northern West Bank city of Jenin, broke into several homes and kidnapped one resident identified as A'wad Jamal.

In the nearby city of Tubas troops surrounded several neighborhoods, stormed several homes, detained and interrogated several residents amidst heavy gun fire. Soldiers then kidnapped two residents who were identified as Muhammad Sawfteh and Ihab Daraghmeh.

The forces also invaded the adjacent town of al Yamun, but did not kidnap any resident.

Also, and under the pretext of looking for "Wanted Palestinians", Israeli army backed by twenty armored vehicles invaded the nearby town of Burqeen, searched several homes and kidnapped tow youths who were identified as, Muhammad Sa'eed 'Ateeq, 19, and Mustafa Marwan E'ied, 20.