Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday evening, several Palestinians during protests in ‘Aseeda area in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the town and attacked Palestinian protesters with a barrage of gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets.

They added that several Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises.

The Palestinians were protesting the death of a child, identified as Mohammad Moayyad al-Allami, 11, who was shot by the soldiers after they opened fire at his father’s car while driving in Abu Toaq area, at the entrance of Beit Ummar.