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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday June 3 rd, 2013.
Israeli troops attack Palestinian communities in occupied West Bank, several civilians injured and at least ten others kidnapped. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian medical sources in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, reported that several Palestinians have been injured on Monday morning after Israeli soldiers invaded various neighborhoods in the city and clashed with local youths.
Local sources reported that the army invaded Sabah El-Kheir and Al-Iskan areas in the city, and destroyed an electric poles.
The sources added that the army fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades.
Several Palestinians have been treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation, while at least one resident was shot by a rubber-coated metal bullet.
Elier on Monday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded the West Bank districts of Qalqilia, Bethlehem and Hebron, and kidnapped ten Palestinians after breaking into their homes and searching them.
Local sources in Azzoun town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, stated that the army invaded the town and kidnapped five Palestinians.
Soldiers also handed five residents military warrants ordering them to head to a nearby military base for interrogation. Army forces also invaded the Al-Khader town, and the Deheisha refugee camp, in Bethlehem, and kidnapped two Palestinians.
Furthermore, soldiers invaded Arab Al-Hathalin village, east of Yatta, south of the southern West bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped three teenagers.
In other news the Israeli government announced Monday it decision to illegally confiscate 91 Acres of Palestinian lands, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
Ghassan Doughlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that Israeli soldiers handed an official order to the Awarta village council. Palestinian villagers of Awarta and Rojeeb village, east of Nablus, own the lands that are located close to the Itamar illegal settlement.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday June 3rd 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.