Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, fired many gas bombs, including a new type of smokeless bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding many Palestinians, and kidnapped a teenager.
Mohammad Awad, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Beit Ummar, said the soldiers invaded the center of the town, and closed the Baq’a street with their military vehicles, preventing the residents from crossing.
The soldiers harassed and questioned many Palestinians, and conducted provocative acts that led to clashes between many locals, who hurled stones at the military vehicles, and the soldiers who fired gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets.
Awad said the soldiers used a new type of gas bombs that do no produce smoke, but a strong smell that causes the people to choke, and faint.
Medics rushed to the town and provided the wounded Palestinians with the needed medical treatment, and the soldiers kidnapped a teenager, identified as Anan Adel Abu Ayyash, 17.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers shot and killed young Palestinian man, and injured a woman, after opening fire on their car, close to the entrance of Keryat Arba’ colony, in Hebron city.
On Friday at dawn, the soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian man in Yatta town, south of Hebron.
Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded ‘Aida refugee camp, north of the West Bank of Bethlehem, searched homes and kidnapped two Palestinians.