Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians, on Thursday evening, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron; many residents suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.Several Israeli military vehicles invaded the town and clashed with dozens of local youths, who hurled stones at them, while the army fired rubber-coated metal bullets and gas bombs.

Medical sources said two Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets; one in his leg and the other in his arm, and were moved to a clinic in the town.

They added that medics rushed to the area of clashes, and provided treatment to many Palestinians, who suffered severe effects of tear gas inhalation.

The soldiers also invaded the home of resident Saqr Bader, searched the property and used it rooftop as a monitoring tower.