Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Askar, Balata and al-‘Ein refugee camps, and Kafr Qaleel village, broke into dozens of homes and searched them, and kidnapped nine Palestinians; eight Palestinians were injured in ensuing clashes.Media sources said the soldiers fired several live rounds, rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs, wounding eight Palestinians.

The sources added that residents Emad Fattouh and Jubran Baghdadi were shot with live rounds in their left thighs, Ahmad Sharqawi, Kamal Omran and Tha’er Khalil were shot with live rounds in their legs, while Hisham Jadallah, Mojahed Khdeish and Abdullah Abu Fattouh, were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets in their legs.

Resident Eyad Hashshash suffered a minor head injury and several bruises, after a speeding Israeli military vehicle rammed him.

In addition, the stormed and ransacked dozens of homes and kidnapped nine Palestinians, identified as Ala Mansour, Ward Abu Rezeq, Ahmad Salah, Shaher an-Najmi, Maher Khattab, Mohammad Abdul-Rahim, Mohammad Issa, Akram al-Bai’a and Mohammad Mashal.

In related news, the soldiers kidnapped a young man, identified as Riyad Hashshash, after stopping him on the Za’tara military roadblock, south of Nablus. The soldiers also searched dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while examining their ID cards.