Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday, a young Palestinian man close to the barbwire fence of an Israeli settlement in the northern part of the West Bank.The army claimed that the Palestinian youth approached the fence of Karmie Shomron settlement, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, “while carrying a knife”. The youth was transferred to an interrogation facility run by the Israeli Internal Security services.

The army added that the soldiers conducted a search campaign in the area, and alleged that the youth intended to infiltrate into the settlement to attack settlers.