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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday November 20th, 2012.
Israeli continued bondmen of Gaza enter its sixth day, claiming the lives of 126 Palestinians, and protests in the West Bank continues as well. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers bombarded, on Tuesday evening, several areas in the Gaza Strip killing twelve Palestinians, including two Palestinian children; the latest attack brings the number of Palestinians killed Monday to 12. At least 126 have been killed by Israeli shells since last Wednesday.
Two children were killed in Kashko Street in Gaza, and several others have been injured, medical sources reported. One resident was killed by Israeli shells in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, three were injured.
On Tuesday evening, at least six Palestinians were killed and three were seriously wounded when the army fired missiles at two vehicles in As-Sabra Street, south of Gaza City. The bodies of the slain residents have been severely mutilated, heads severed. Three more Palestinians were killed and at least twenty were injured when the army bombarded the Ash-Shujaeyya neighborhood in Gaza.
Meanwhile in the West Bank for the sixth day in row Protests were reported around Ramallah city, central West Bank, Nablus and Tulkarem, in the north, as well as Bethlehem and Hebron, southern West Bank.
In clashes at protests in the West Bank scores of Palestinians were injured by Israeli soldiers’ gunfire. On Monday two residents were reported killed by Israeli troops’ fire.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday November 20th, news round-up 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 Hussam Qassis and me, Ghassan Bannoura.