BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Several Palestinians were injured on Thursday during clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian villagers in the Bethlehem village of Tuqu, locals said.
Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters at school students in Tuqu after raiding the village, witnesses said.
Several students and local residents suffered light injuries as a result of the tear gas.
Four settlers were also injured during the clashes and taken for treatment in the illegal settlement of Efrat.
An Israeli army spokeswoman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.