Ten Palestinian civilians have been injured during continuous clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday afternoon.Clashes started after a massive number of Palestinian civilians took to the streets in Hebron city to protest the controversial demolition at the bridge to the Mugrabi (Moroccan) Gate, near Al Aqsa mosque in the old city of Jerusalem.

Soldiers fired tear gas sound bombs and rubber coated bullets at the protesters, eyewitnesses stated, then local youth retaliated by throwing stones at the soldiers.

Medical sources stated that three were injured by rubber bullets while an elderly woman sustained a fracture in the arm after being hit by a soldier’s baton. Another six people were treated for gas inhalation, all were moved to Hebron public hospital.