One Palestinian child was shot and injured in Balata refugee camp, east of the west Bank city of Nablus. Twenty residents were arrested in the West Bank during several invasions carried out by the Israeli army earlier on Tuesday, army source reported.

The Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported that soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of Jenin and arrested three residents after breaking into dozens of homes, and searching them.

Also, soldiers arrested one resident in Balata refugee camp, in Nablus after invading it overnight and firing round of live ammunition at the homes, damage was reported.

One child, identified as Shihda Abdullah Al Shafe’ey, 15, was shot by a live round in his chest while he was at home; two other residents were arrested.

The child was transferred to Rafidia hospital in Nablus, his condition is described as critical.

Also, soldiers invaded Qabatia town, south of Jenin, and arrested three residents. Armored vehicles and jeeps surrounded the village and invaded it after closing all of its entrances.

One resident was arrested in Deheishe refugee camp in Bethlehem, after soldiers invaded the camp and conducted military searches of homes.

At least one resident was arrested in Bal’a village, near the West Bank city of Tulkarem, dozens of homes were searched.

An Israeli army source claimed that claimed that soldiers uncovered a Beretta Gun, a cartridge and dozens of bullets in Yatta village, south of Hebron. 

In a separate incident, one Israeli soldier was lightly injured overnight after a resistance group detonated an explosive charge near a military jeep while operating in Nablus. The soldier was hospitalized suffering light wounds, army source reported.

After the explosion, soldiers exchange fire with resistance fighters, two fighters were reportedly injured. Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the military wing of Fateh movement, claimed responsibility for the attack.