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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday September 2nd, 2013.
Two civilians injured, and at least a dozen kidnapped during Israeli army dawn invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
In northern West Bank on Monday, two civilians were injured and four others kidnapped when Israeli troops invaded the city of Nablus and searched homes there.
Local sources announced that soldiers stormed a number of homes using bombs to enter residents’ homes in the city center. One man was injured when troops destroyed the door of his house.
Another resident was injured when Israeli soldiers beat him up as they searched his home.
In the nearby Jenin, Israeli troops invaded the city searched homes and kidnapped 20 year old Imad Aamer. He was injured on Sunday during clashes that took place between Israeli soldiers invading Jenin and local youth.
Aamer family said that troops searched and ransacked their home before taking Imad away.
In southern west Bank, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn several areas in the district of Bethlehem, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians.
Three Palestinians from Bethlehem were also kidnapped in occupied Jerusalem.
Sources said that, six of the kidnapped, were taken by Israeli troops from their homes in Teqoua’ village east of Bethlehem. Local sources said that all kidnapped are teenagers.
Furthermore, dozens of soldiers invaded the Al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem, violently searched a number of homes and kidnapped three residents, including two brothers.
Elsewhere, local sources have reported, Monday that several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded the southern West Bank city of Hebron, searched a number of homes and kidnapped one resident.
Moreover, Israeli army bulldozers demolished on Monday a Palestinian owned home and a animal shade in the village of Al Fasayial in the Jordan valley central West Bank.
local sources said that residents formed a human shield around the property but soldiers used tear gas to force them away and destroyed the home and the animal shade.
The army claimed that the structures are built without the needed permission from the army that is never giving to Palestinian farmers.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday September 2nd 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 George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.