Palestinian sources reported that clashes took place on Saturday night between dozens of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers after the army invaded Silwan town, south of the Al Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.The sources said that soldiers kidnapped one resident identified as Mahmoud Atiyya, 20, in Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in Silwan, and took him to an unknown destination.

The soldiers fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protestors, also hitting a number of homes in the area, while local youths responded by hurling stones and empty bottles; no injuries were reported at the time of this report.