Israeli forces injured one Palestinian young man, on Wednesday, and abducted another in the southern West Bank governorate of Bethlehem.

On Wednesday night, occupation forces invaded the Dheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, leading to protests among local Palestinians.

Media sources said Israeli soldiers stormed the camp, followed by military reinforcements, while opening fire with live rounds, injuring a young man.

Sources added that soldier shot a young man with shrapnel form a live round in the lower extremity; he was transported to hospital for medical treatment.

Occupation forces detained the young man, Wassim Mohammad Hajjara, and took him to the Gush Etzion military camp before releasing him.

Meanwhile, in the morning, Israeli soldiers stormed several citizens’ homes in the city of Bethlehem, abducted Khaldoun Basem Abayat, 31, and handed the young man, Adham Abayat, a summons to report to the army for interrogation.

South of the city, occupation troops, on Wednesday evening, fired tear gas canisters towards Palestinian citizens’ homes in the town of Al-Khader, west of Bethlehem; no injuries were reported.

According to a statement from the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) and the Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs, at least twenty Palestinian citizens were abducted by occupation forces between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, including former prisoners.

The statement added that the total number of abductions since October 7, 2023 has reached more than 9,400, including those who were abducted from their homes, through military roadblocks, those who were forced to surrender themselves under pressure, and those who were held hostage.

In related news, Israeli forces abducted, early Wednesday, six Palestinian young men in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Furthermore, the army abducted twelve Palestinians in the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, assaulting at least one.