On Tuesday, Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters in the Bab Az-Zawiya area in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron and Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, and injured many.
Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at the military roadblock at the entrance of Shuhada Street in Hebron, invaded the city’s center, leading to protests.
They added that the soldiers fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades at the Palestinians and the surrounding homes and shops.
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In Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, the soldiers invaded the Aseeda area and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinians who protested the invasion, and at the surrounding homes.
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Medical sources said many Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation and were treated by local medics.
The soldiers also closed the iron gate at the entrance of Beit Ummar and prevented the Palestinians from crossing.