On Monday evening, Israeli soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters in several areas of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, wounding many, including two children.
Media sources said the soldiers attacked protesters in the ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem and shot two children with live fire in the legs before the medics rushed them to Beit Jala governmental hospital.
They added that the medics also treated many Palestinians for the effects of tear gas inhalation, cuts, and bruises.
The soldiers also attacked protesters in the Al-Khader and Husan towns, south and west of Bethlehem, and fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs.
Also Monday, Israeli war jets fired many missiles into the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, killing at least eight Palestinians, including a child, and wounding more than fifty, ten seriously, including gunshot wounds to the head and the back, as the army advanced into the area and surrounded it.
Late Monday night, the soldiers killed a teenage boy, Mustafa Nidal Al-Qassem, 17, in the Jenin refugee camp.
Furthermore, the soldiers killed Mohammad Emad Hassanein, 21, at the entrance of the Al-Biereh city in the central West Bank.