Palestine Today 08 07 2017

August 8, 2017 6:24 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0
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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, August, 07, 2017.

Troops invade West Bank communities, injuries two civilians and detain others. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday at dawn, two young Palestinian men Nablus, and abducted two others in Salfit. Media sources in Nablus said clashes took place after dozens of soldiers, accompanied Israeli settlers’ buses and cars, invaded the eastern area of the city, heading to towards Joseph’s Tomb area.

The added that the soldiers fired many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets, wounding two Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets in the lower back, and chest. Medics provided the wounded Palestinians with the needed medical attention, and moved them to Rafidia hospital.

In Salfit governorate, the soldiers invaded Kifr Hares, north of Salfit city, searched several homes and abducted two Palestinians.

Furthermore, the soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening and Monday at dawn, seven Palestinians including two children, 10 years of age, and summoned one Palestinian for interrogation, in the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem.

In Hebron in southern West Bank, Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Monday, a young Palestinian woman from Sa’ir town, northeast of Hebron, and installed many roadblocks, around the city and nearby towns.

In other news, Israel Prison Service (IPS) special forces, on Monday morning, raided Ramon prison and assaulted Palestinian political detainees, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement.

Israeli authorities currently hold over 6,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer, including 450 without charge or trial.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, August, 07, 2017, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at www.imemc.org today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.

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