Palestinian medical sources have reported that several Palestinians have been injured by Israeli army fire after dozens of soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.The sources said three were shot with rubber-coated metal bullets, while many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, Mohammad Awad, stated that the clashes took place, in Qornet as-Seir area, south of Beit Ummar.

Earlier on Wednesday, at dawn, soldiers invaded Hebron, kidnapping at least six Palestinians after breaking into and ransacked dozens of homes, and clashed with local youth; several Palestinians were injured.

The army also kidnapped three more Palestinians and wounded several others in the northern part of the West Bank.