Israeli soldiers assaulted and abducted, on Friday evening, a Palestinian teenage boy in the Bab az-Zawiya area, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources in Hebron said dozens of soldiers invaded the area, and fired many live rounds, gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinians protesting the invasion.

They added that the soldiers detained Ezz Yousef al-Atrash, and repeatedly assaulted him, causing various cuts and bruises, before abducting him,

The soldiers were extensively deployed in the area, and closed many roads in and around Bab az-Zawiya, before stopping and searching local Palestinians and vehicles.