Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday evening, an elderly Palestinian man in his home in the Old City of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Resident Hussein Salah said that his father, Ibrahim Salah, 80, was sitting on the balcony of his home when the soldiers fired a concussion grenade that struck him in the face.
He added his father suffered moderate wounds before the medics rushed him to Beit Jala governmental hospital.
The incident occurred when many army jeeps invaded the town, leading to protests, and fired several live rounds, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets, causing many injuries, mainly due to the effects of tear gas inhalation.
In Husan village, west of Bethlehem, the soldiers invaded the home of Samir Nassar Za’oul, on the main road at the eastern entrance of town, and forced the family into one room, before occupying the property and its rooftop to use it as a military post and an observation tower.
Also Wednesday evening, the soldiers killed a child, Qussai Fuad Hamamra, 14, and injured many Palestinians in Husan.
On Wednesday night, the soldiers killed Omar Mohammad Elyan, 20, and injured at least eleven in addition to abducting three after many army vehicles invaded Silwad town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
On Wednesday morning, the soldiers killed a Palestinian lawyer, Mohammad Hasan Assaf, 34, after firing many live rounds at his car in the Industrial Area in Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.