Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths; many residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in al-Khader, said the invasion is the second since Wednesday.

Salah added that the soldiers fired of rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated metal bullets into Um Rokba area of al-Khader.

Many residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, and received treatment by local medics.

In addition, soldiers broke into the home of Mahmoud Hamdan al-Wahsh, search it, and used its rooftop and a military tower.