Israeli troops kidnapped on Monday nine Palestinian civilians during pre dawn military invasions targeting a number of West Bank communities.

Local sources reported invasions at the Qalyndia refugee camp, and the nearby Buddo village near Jerusalem, were three men were kidnapped in addition to southern West Bank city of Hebron and nearby villages were six men were kidnapped.

Troops searched and ransacked homes and detained families outside during the search before kidnapping the nine men, witnesses told local media.

The Israeli army radio announced that all nine men were taken to military detention camps for questioning.

Last week Israeli forces conducted at least 20 military incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank. During those attacks soldiers kidnapped 23 civilians, including 7 children.