Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, Palestinian protesters in Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, shot a young man and caused many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

Medical sources said the young man was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his face, and was rushed to Alia Governmental hospital, in Hebron.

The soldiers also fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

Also Friday, the soldiers closed all roadblocks leading to Tal Romedia area and the Shuhada Street, in the center of Hebron city, and prevented the Palestinians from leaving the area, or returning to their homes.