On Friday morning, dozens of Israeli settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, walked in a provocative manner along the illegal settlement of Etzion, near Beit U’mmar village, in the West Bank city of Hebron. Clashes broke out between them and Palestinian residents after the settlers approached their houses, the Palestinian news agency, Ma’an, reported.Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Settlement, Mohammad Awad, stated that under-the-cover of the Israeli army, the settlers were holding guns and weapons, and the residents were throwing stones at them.

However, the army fired rubber and live bullets, along with gas bombs, upon the Palestinians, causing injuries to some of them.

Awad added that ambulances arrived at the scene to move the wounded to hospitals for treatment.