Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday evening, Beit Ummar town north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and the al-Khader town south of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths, causing several injuries.Media sources in Beit Ummar said one child was shot by a rubber-coated metal bullet, while scores of residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. All wounded Palestinians received treatment by local medics.

The sources added that the soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades at local protesters, and a number of homes.

In addition, several military jeeps invaded the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youth, leading to several injuries.

The clashes took place in Um Rokba area, south of al-Khader, while the soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades.

Also on Thursday evening, soldiers invaded Deir Netham village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped five teens, between the ages of 14 and 18.