Israeli soldiers invaded ‘Aseeda and Safa areas, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and clashed with local youths, causing scores of injuries.Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said several Israeli military vehicles invaded the town, and installed roadblocks in the two areas, before stopping and searching dozens of cards while interrogating the residents.

He added that clashes took place between the soldiers and local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the invading troops, while the army fired several gas bombs and concussion grenades.

Medical sources in Hebron confirmed scores of residents received treatments for the effects of tear gas inhalation.