Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday afternoon, four Palestinian children, injured another in the head, and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Local activist Mohammad Ayyad Awad, said the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters with gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

He added that the soldiers injured a teenage boy, 17 years of age, with a concussion grenade in the head, before he received treatment by medics of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Qais Mohammad Abu Mariya, 15, Khattab Waheed Abu Mariya, 16, Rakan Nasser Abu Maria, 16, and Sayel Jihad Sabarna, 16, and took them to a military post at the main entrance of the town.