Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, eight Palestinians, including a security officer, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, local sources reported.The sources added that several Israeli military jeeps invaded Madama village, south of Nablus, broke into and searched several homes before kidnapping the eight residents.

One of the eight kidnapped residents is a Palestinian security officer identified as Husam Ali Nassar.

The Maan News Agency identified the kidnapped residents as Mohammad Riziq, Fayiq Nassar, Ameer Ibrahim Nassar, Nidal Mohammad Nassar, Sari Faraj, Ahmad Ziyada, Tha’er Yousef Nassar, and Mohammad Al Qitt.

All of the kidnapped residents were cuffed, blindfolded and were moved to Huwwara military camp.

Resident Ahmad Ziyada was released later on; the rest of the kidnapped residents remained in custody.