Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Friday at night, four Palestinians, including two brothers, during clashes in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem. Several Palestinians have been injured by army fire.Local sources said clashes took place in Wad al-Jouz neighborhood, adjacent to the Old City Wall, after dozens of soldiers invaded it.

The soldiers kidnapped two brothers identified as Abdul-Rahman and Borhan Kashour, after violently beating and kicking them, and briefly detained six others.

Medical sources said three Palestinians were injured by Israeli rubber-coated metal bullets, while dozens of residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The clashes started after when a number of military vehicles, and undercover units, invaded the neighborhood, and fired several gas bombs and concussion grenades.

The WAFA News Agency said local youths threw stones and empty bottles at the invading soldiers, and used fireworks.

In addition, soldiers kidnapped a child, identified as Salah Mousa ‘Oweida, from the al-Bustan neighborhood in Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, during a late-night invasion that led to clashes.

In addition, clashes took place on the main entrance of ‘Anata town, northeast of Jerusalem, and the soldiers also fired gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets at local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles at them.