Israeli soldiers, on Tuesday, opened fire and injured a Palestinian youth near the village of Deir Nitham, west of Ramallah, and closed its entrance, according to local sources.

The source told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that soldiers shot the youth near the village, alleging he was throwing rocks at settlers’ vehicles nearby. Unconfirmed reports said the youth was shot in the leg. The identity or condition of the youth was not known at the tie of reporting.

Israeli forces also blocked off a number of entrances of villages and towns south of the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to a Palestinian security source, who told WAFA that soldiers closed the metal gates at the access roads to Dora town and Fawwar refugee camp, as well placing a new metal gate leading to Yatta town.