Wednesday, at night — Palestinian sources have reported that a number of Israeli soldiers attacked and wounde, a young Palestinian man near the Gush Etzion settlement junction, and kidnapped him. Several Palestinians have been injured in Bethlehem, and one Palestinian was kidnapped in Beit Ummar, near Hebron.The sources said that Ahmad Hasan al-Heeh, 24, was injured in his head after being struck by the soldiers’ rifles, and was repeatedly kicked and punched before the soldiers kidnapped him.

Al-Heeh is from Surif town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

In related news, several Palestinians have been treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation during clashes with Israeli soldiers, at the northern entrance of Bethlehem.

The soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs, local sources said.

In addition, soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian man from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron.

Eyewitnesses said Mohammad Falah Abu Mariyyah, age 23, was kidnapped near a military tower installed by the soldiers, at the entrance of the town.