Israeli soldiers closed, Thursday, the main road linking between several village northwest of Ramallah and Birzeit, in central West Bank.

Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers closed the iron gate, which was installed at the entrance of Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, forcing the Palestinians to take longer unpaved alternate routes.

The closed road is also vital to many surrounded villages in the areas of northwest of Ramallah and Birzeit.