Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Tuesday, two towns in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and injured many Palestinians during ensuing clashes. The soldiers also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, and kidnapped one Palestinian.

Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded Shiokh and Sa’ir towns, north of Hebron, and clashed with many local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles at the invading army vehicles.

The soldiers fired several live rounds, in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs, during the clashes that took place near the local clinic in Shiokh town, and Ras al-‘Aaroud area in Sa’ir.

One Palestinian was shot with a live round in his leg, and dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The soldiers also invaded Ras al-Joura, Ein Sarah, al-Kassara, ar-Rama, Jabal Johar, and the central Market, in Hebron city, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards.

In addition, the soldiers invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, searched homes and kidnapped Rami Mohammad Abdul-Rahman Thawabta, 20, in addition to confiscating his car.