Israeli soldiers abducted three Palestinians in Nablus and Ramallah in the northern and central parts of the occupied West Bank on Thursday dawn.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded Beit Furik town, east of Nablus, before the soldiers stormed and ransacked a few homes and abducted a former political prisoner Yazan Mahmoud Hanafi.

The soldiers also invaded Silwad town, northeast of Ramallah, and abducted two young men, Malek Hamed and Mohammad Atsha, from their homes.

Also, Palestinian fighters exchanged fire with Israeli soldiers near the Ofer military base, south of Ramallah.

In related news, the Israeli navy fired several shells into areas close to the Sudaniyya shore, northwest of Gaza city.

The attack came just of few hours after the Israeli army, and Air Force fired, Thursday dawn, many missiles targeting several areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, causing severe damage.