Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man has been shot, and seriously injured, on Wednesday at night, by an Israeli army live round, near the al-Jalazonerefugee camp, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.The sources said resident ‘Ali Mahmoud Safi, 20 years of age, was shot, and seriously injured, by a live round directly to the chest.

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition at local youths, during clashes that took place after the army invaded the area.

Several residents have also been injured during ensuing clashes, but their wounds have been described as mild.

Several military vehicles have been deployed in the area, closing a number of roads, and obstructed Palestinian traffic.