Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with local youths; one child was shot with a rubber-coated metal bullet, while many residents suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.Media spokesperson of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar Mohammad Awad, said clashes took place close to the Karmie Tzur illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands.

The soldiers then invaded the ath-Thaher area, and Somoud Mosque area, and fired dozens of gas bombs in addition to rubber-coated metal bullets.

One child was shot with a rubber-coated metal bullet in his leg, while scores of residents received treatment for the effects of tear gas inhalation, especially after the soldiers deliberately targeted several homes.