Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was shot and injured, , on Friday at dawn, and four others have been kidnapped, after dozens of soldiers invaded the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem.The Qalandia Media Center said a large military force, accompanied by armored vehicles and trucks, invaded the camp before breaking into several homes, including homes of political prisoners, and violently searched them.
The soldiers also occupied rooftops of a number of homes and tall buildings, and used them as monitoring towers.
The Israeli army said the invasion was carried out after shots were fired, on Thursday evening, targeting the monitoring tower of the Qalandia Terminal, and that the shots came from the ar-Ram neighborhood.
Clashes took place between the invading soldiers, and local youths, who hurled stones, empty bottles and Molotov cocktails on them, while the army fired several rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades.
The soldiers then kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Ebzeaâ, 21, âAli Khaled Hamad, 19, âAmmar Mteir, 27, and Mustafa Fayyala, 20.