Israeli soldiers raided Deheishe refugee camp near Bethlehem, early Monday, and threatened locals, witnesses said.Soldiers raided the house of former prisoner Faris Hasanat and notified him that his brother, Karim Hasanat, was to turn himself into Israeli forces or ‘be killed,’ locals told Ma’an News Agency.
Clashes broke out, with local youth throwing rocks at the Israeli soldiers, who responded with live fire, tear gas, and stun grenades.
No injuries were reported.
Witnesses said that Israeli forces positioned snipers on rooftops inside the camp and entered it from all sides.
A number of other houses were reportedly ransacked during the raid.
An Israeli spokesperson did not immediately respond for comment.