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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center www.imemc.org, for Tuesday June 12, 2012.
Israeli soldiers invaded several areas in the West Bank, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped twelve residents and opened fire at residential areas in the Gaza Strip, the details and more coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers, backed up by four armoured military vehicles, and five armored bulldozers, invaded on Monday afternoon, an area Southeast of Gaza City, opened fire at random, and uprooted farmlands.
Military vehicles advanced approximately 500 meters into Juhr Ad-Deek town, and bulldozed large areas of farmlands.
Earlier on Monday at dawn, the army opened automatic rifles fire into areas east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region.
Media sources reported that soldiers, stationed at a military base behind the Gaza fence, opened fire at residential areas of Al-Qarara, Khuza’a, ‘Abasan and Al-Fakhary; no injuries were reported but several cases of anxiety were reported among children.
In the meantime, Israeli soldiers invaded Palestinian villages in the Ramallah, Tulkarem, Nablus and Hebron areas. Troops broke into a number of homes and forced some residents out of their homes and interrogated them for hours.
Inother news, an Israeli military force stormed the Far’aa town near Nablus and handed military orders to residents Bassam and Hussam Suleiman demanding them to demolish their houses and leave claiming that their house is very close to the annexation wall and poses a security threat.
In the southern West Bank village of Susia near Hebron, Israeli forces handed over eviction orders to 50 families in the village.
Residents of the village say this procedure is part of a bigger plan to evict the Palestinian residents of this area to prepare it for new settlers to take it over.
The Israeli authorities allowed three days for the families to petition against the military order at Israeli courts.
In other news, Palestinian sources reported that Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, a Palestinian building in Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem. The army also demolished sheds and structures In Jabal Al-Mokabbir.
The Jerusalem Municipality sent bulldozers accompanied by several Israeli military jeeps to demolish the building that has been recently built, and was in its final stages of interior design.
That’s all from IMEMC News. This was the Tuesday June 12 daily roundup of news from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our website at www.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by Husam Qassis and me George Rishmawi