A medical source at Doura Medical Center, in the village of Doura, near the West Bank city of Hebron, reported that eight residents were injured during clashes which erupted in the village after soldiers invaded it earlier on Sunday at dawn.

Four of the injured residents were transferred later on to Al Ahli Hospital in Hebron; soldiers fired live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets, and gas bombs.

“Eight residents were admitted to the center after suffering gunshot injuries to several parts of their bodies”, the source stated, “Four of them suffered injuries in the head and back, and were transferred to Al Ahli hospital”.

The injured residents, who were transferred to Al Ahli hospital, were identified as Mohammad Al Awawda, 24, Taha Hajja, 14, Dia’ Sharouf, 15, all suffered head injuries, and Sa’id Issa Al Masalma, 19, was shot and injured in his back.

Also, resident Suheib Ahmad Masalma, 16, was injured in his head, Fadi Khalil Amro, 18, suffered a back injury, Shadi Salama Al Taweel, was injured in his right leg, and Mohammad Ahmad Al Sweity, 13, suffocated after inhaling gas fire by the army.

A local source in the village reported that the two-hour clashes erupted after soldiers installed roadblocks and interrogated dozens of residents, especially the youth, while heading to pray in the village’s mosque.