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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday February 27th, 2013.
Israeli soldiers injuries a Palestinian woman in Jerusalem and arrest more civilians during morning invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers invaded Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians, including a woman. Another woman was injured by rubber-coated metal bullets fired by the soldiers.
Local sources reported that dozens of Israeli soldiers and Israeli security offices invaded Silwan at 4 at dawn, and broke into the homes of Khaled Yasoul and Adli Maragha.
The soldiers violently searched the two homes, and confiscated computers, before kidnapping the two men and taking them to an interrogation facility.
Local sources added that the soldiers also invaded the home of Dr. Amani Mousa, in Al-Bustan neighborhood in Silwan, and confiscated two computers and a camera, before kidnapping her. The soldiers also broke into Mousa’s clinic in Salah Ed-Deen Street, in Jerusalem. Furthermore, Amani’s sister-in-law was also injured, after the soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets before breaking into the residents’ homes.
Elsewhere five Palestinians were arrested by Israeli soldiers during invasions targeting the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem on Wednesday. Local sources said that troops searched homes in the city center and the nearby Aida refugee camp before taking the five men away.
Moreover on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Kahel town, north west of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Local sources reported that the army broke into and searched several homes before kidnapping Mohammad Omar Al-Atawna, 24, and Eyad Ahmad Al-Atawna, 22. The two were cuffed, blindfolded and were taken to an unknown destination.
Furthermore, the army invaded Doura town, south of Hebron, and handed a Palestinian woman, identified as Andaleeb Al-Hroub, a military warrant ordering her to head to a nearby military base for interrogation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday February 27th, 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.