A series of settler attacks took place, on Friday evening, in a number of areas in the occupied West Bank, resulting in a number of injuries, local sources reported.

In the northern part of the West Bank, dozens of colonial settlers gathered at various areas in the Salfit governorate and attacked Palestinian civilian homes, and threw stones at their vehicles, damaging at least 15.

Sources added that the illegal settlers hurled stones at Muslim worshipers inside a mosque in Deir Ballut town, west of Salfit, injuring one person in the head.

Israeli occupation soldiers provided full security for the attacking colonists, including shooting one young man in the foot with a rubber-coated steel round.

In the central West Bank, several colonists attacked Palestinian-owned vehicles at the northern entrance to Al-Bireh city, injuring 4 Palestinians.

Meanwhile, another crowd of settlers gathered at a roundabout near Ras Karkar village, west of Ramallah in the central West Bank, and attacked homes and vehicles.

It was reported that the settlers attempted to set a Palestinian civilian’s home on fire, and caused destruction at a commercial facility.

Furthermore, settlers hurled rocks at a Palestinian-owned home in Al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, wounding one.

Local activist, Ahmed Salah stated that the dozens of colonists shouting racist remarks at the Palestinians while receiving the full protection from the occupation army.

Salah added that local youths protested the attack, which soldiers responded to by firing live rounds and concussion grenades at the protestors.

In related news, Israeli forces shot a Palestinian journalist in the leg with a rubber-coated steel round during his coverage of the confrontations in Al-Khader town.