On Monday evening, a siege broke out on the town of Beit Awwa, south-west of Hebron in the West Bank, after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the tower near the entrance of the town.
According to eyewitnesses, an Israeli soldier was burned by the cocktail which landed inside the tower, Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported.

The witnesses said that large forces of the Israeli army then raided the town, closing off entrances and imposing checkpoints in the surrounding area.

Sporadic clashes between Israeli soldiers and local citizens broke out, after a raid by several military vehicles.