Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday night, a Palestinian youth in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the eastern West Bank city of Jericho, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported.

Witnesses said that the army opened fire at Palestinian youths, striking one in the leg, the youth was rushed to hospital for medical treatment.

No further information was available at the time of reporting.

In related news, two young Palestinian men, on Friday, were shot and injured, by Israeli forces, south of Qalqilia.