On Monday night after midnight, Israeli settlers invaded Al Maqam village near Nablus, in the northern West Bank.Security sources reported that dozens of Israeli settlers attacked Al Maqam and withdrew early on Tuesday morning.

The sources added that settlers invaded the outskirts of Nablus under the protection of the Israeli army who occupied the roofs of Palestinian buildings and surrounding schools.

Clashes took place between the residents of Balata Refugee Camp in Nablus and the Israeli military.

Soldiers fired gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets at the protesters.