Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, before storming and ransacking many homes, and abducted one Palestinian, in addition to wounding many others during ensuing protests.

Several army jeeps invaded Beit Ummar, before the soldiers initiated violent searches of homes, leading to protests.

Local media activist Mohammad Awad, said the soldiers fired many gas bombs, especially in the area around Beit Ummar al-Kabeer Mosque, causing scores of Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

He added that the soldiers also abducted a college student, identified as Karam Yousef Ekhlayyel, 19, from his home, and summoned Fathi Shehda Sleibi, 20, for interrogation in Etzion military base and security center, north of Hebron.

In related news, the soldiers invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, and shot one Palestinian.