Medical sources have reported that four Palestinians were shot by live Israeli army rounds, and scores suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after dozens of soldiers invaded the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, on Sunday evening.Eyewitnesses said a large military force invaded the alleys of the camp while firing rounds of live ammunition, wounding ‘Ali Sami al-‘Azza, 17, Mohammad ‘Omar Badawna, 24, and Issa Abu Srour, 24.

A fourth Palestinians was shot in the thigh by fragments of a live round. The wounded Palestinians suffered moderate injuries, and were moved to the Beit Jala governmental hospital.

Scores of Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, especially after the soldiers fired gas bombs at several homes.

The soldiers also invaded several homes, and violently searched them, causing property damage, and interrogated the families.

In addition, a number of soldiers occupied rooftops of some homes, and used them as military towers.