Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 00s || 2.75 MB ||
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Tuesday July 30th, 2013.
Israeli troops attack Jenin refugee camp and injure a number of civilians and settlers attack Palestinian farmers and kill their sheep. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Seven Palestinian civilians were injured by Israeli troops’ gunfire as an army force invaded on Tuesday at dawn Jenin Refugee camp located in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
Local sources reported that a large army force stormed the camp and took positions near the local mosque and started to fire rubber-coated steel bullets live rounds at residents’ homes.
Local youth clashed with the invading soldiers; as a result seven were injured and were moved to a local hospital for treatment. Doctors said that all injuries were moderate.
Moreover a number of residents were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation. Troops also kidnapped one resident during the clashes, witnesses told local news.
Later in the day, Israeli settlers attacked on Tuesday midday Palestinian shepherds near Akraba village, in northern West Bank.
Local sources said that the settlers managed to kill two sheep owned by local famers and destroyed some property before leaving the area.
In other news, Israeli army courts extended on Tuesday the detention of 25 Palestinian political prisoners.
According to the Palestinian political prisoners’ society, the military court of Salem extended the detention of four prisoners, while at the court of Ofer four political prisoners got more jail time.
The majority, 16 prisoners who got extension of jail time, were made at the court of Asqalan.
The Israeli army claimed that the extension of jail time was made to complete the integration and investigation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday July 30, 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 Shamus Slaunwhite and me, Ghassan Bannoura.