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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Wednesday August 21st, 2013.
Israeli soldiers injuries civilians from Gaza and invade West Bank communities and clash with local youth. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian medical sources reported that two young Palestinian men have been shot and injured by Israeli military fire east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
The sources said that the two, 18 and 19 years of age, were moved to the Kamal Adwan Hospital, suffered moderate injuries, after being shot in the legs.
The latest attack is another violation to the ceasefire agreement, mediated by Egypt and a number of international countries, between Israel and the resistance in Gaza.
In other news Israeli soldiers invaded on Wednesday at dawn the northern West bank district of Nablus, and the West bank district of Bethlehem, kidnapped four Palestinians and injured several others.
Local sources Nablus have reported that the army invaded the Balata refugee camp, and kidnapped two Palestinians, and also invaded Tal Village and kidnapped another Palestinian.
The sources stated that clashes took place between dozens of local youths and Israeli soldiers who invaded the Balata refugee camp, in addition to clashes that took place in Amman and Al-Hisba Streets in the city.
The army fired dozens of gas bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets; dozens of residents have been treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation.
Also, dozens of soldiers invaded the Deheisha refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, kidnapped on child, shot and injured another resident.
The kidnapped child has been identified as Ahmad Abu Arafa, 16; he was taken prisoner after the army broke into his family’s home in the camp, and violently searched it.
Another resident, identified as Karam Nasrallah Abed-Rabbo, 21, was shot by a live round of the leg, and was moved to a local hospital.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday August 21, 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.