The Israeli army invaded on Thursday the village of Duma, south of Nablus city in the northern part of the West Bank, troops kidnapped 24 civilians during the attack.

Local sources said that soldiers and jeeps stormed the village on Thursday at dawn, during the attack that lasted for several hours, Israeli troops searched and ransacked a number of homes, witnesses said that soldiers did cause some damage to the homes they searched.

On Thursday morning the Israeli army left Duma village taking the 24 men to an unknown detention camp.

Sources in the village said that most of those taken by the army are Fatah supporters. The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas heads the Fatah party, who are now leading the peace talks with Israel.

Translated by Ghassan Bannoura- IMEMC News Room