Five Palestinian civilians were kidnapped by the Israeli army during an invasion targeting the village of Dier Abu Mish’al located near the central West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday morning.

Witnesses said that at least 15 Israeli jeeps invaded the village on Monday at dawn at around 2:00 AM. Witnesses added that soldiers conducted a wide scale house-to-house search in the village and used police dogs.

During the search soldiers forced all the families that reside in the attacked homes to stay out, which also included children, local sources said.

The military attack ended on Monday morning, troops left the village after kidnapping five civilian men, local sources identified those kidnapped as; Tha’er Abu Taha, 30, Ghassan Abu Taha, 23, Tarik Abu Harb, 21, Fou’ad Shuhadah, 20, and Nasser Attalah, 29.