Israeli forces shot two Palestinians, including a child, and abducted five, on Friday, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus.

On Friday at dawn, occupation forces invaded Beita town, south of Nablus, broke into several citizens’ homes and abducted four young men identified as Osama Khaled Maali, Anwar Jihad Maali, Omar Mohammad Daoud, and Laith Daoud.

Media sources added that soldiers stormed the villages of ‘Azmut, Deir al-Hatab, and Salem, east of Nablus, and abducted the young man, Mohammad Hawamdeh, from the village of ‘Azmut, after breaking into and searching his home.

Meanwhile, on Friday evening, Israeli forces invaded the town of Beita, and stormed several neighborhoods there, sparking protests among local Palestinians.

Media sources said that soldiers opened fire with live rounds, tear gas canisters, and concussion grenades, shooting two citizens, including a child.

According to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), ambulance crews transported two citizens to hospital, including a 20-year-old who sustained a live gunshot wound to the back, and a 16-year-old child who sustained a live gunshot wound to the chest.

Furthermore, occupation forces stormed, on Friday evening, the village of Yatma, south of Nablus, triggering protests among local Palestinian youths.

Media sources said that soldiers opened fire with live ammunition, concussion grenades, and tear gas canisters towards those who resisted the incursion; no injuries were reported.

In related news, illegal Israeli colonizers invaded the village of Yatma at dawn Friday, and attacked Palestinian-owned homes.

Media sources said that illegal settlers, protected by the army, hurled rocks at several citizens’ homes and vehicles causing damage.