Palestinian medical sources have reported that several residents have been injured, on Sunday evening, during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.Local sources said that dozens of soldiers invaded the eastern area of the camp, and clashed with a number of youth who hurled stones and empty bottles at them, while the army fired gas bombs, and rubber-coated metal bullets at both the youth and a number of homes.

Medical sources said a number of residents received treatment for the effects of teargas inhalation, and received treatment by field medics.

Also on Sunday evening, soldiers sealed the main entrances of Teqoua’ town, east of Bethlehem, and prevented all cars from entering or leaving it.

Local sources said that the residents had to seek alternate, unpaved roads to reach their homes.

The army recently escalated its assaults against the town, with frequent invasions and assaults against the residents and their property, and arrests.