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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September 18, 2013
An Israeli contractor leaves his Palestinian worker to bleed to death after a work-injury, in the meantime, the Israeli military invades several areas in the West Bank, these stories and more coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian worker bled to death when his Israeli employer dragged him from the construction site after he was seriously injured during work in Tel Aviv.
Israeli media sources said on Wednesday that Ehsan Abu Srour, 54, from the Askar refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, suffered serious injuries and was abandoned by his employer, who did not even try to resuscitate him or call for help which resulted in his death.
According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, the victim, was left without any help until a teacher, identified as Nicolas Cascallar, tried to resuscitate him after he noticed that he was alive but in a very serious condition. He told Haaretz that liquids were coming out of the mouth of the victim when he found him.
Several eyewitnesses said that they saw the contractor arriving at the construction site, and that after he saw that the man was seriously injured, he and two other workers, dragged him to the sidewalk where they left him to die there. The name of the Israeli employer was not disclosed by Israeli media.
On Wednesday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, broke into and searched several homes, and installed roadblocks in various areas in the Hebron district.
Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers violently broke into and searched a number of homes including the home of Abu Eqbeita family.
Furthermore, the army installed various roadblocks at the entrances of the towns of Halhoul and Sa’ir, the northern entrance of Hebron city, and the Al-Fawwar junction.
This is the second day in a row that Israeli military invade Yatta and Al-Fawwar refugee camp.
In related news, dozens of Israeli n soldiers invaded various neighborhoods in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, broke into and searched several homes before kidnapping one resident.
Local sources said that the army kidnapped Mohammad Nayef Daoud, 29, a resident of Ras Al-Ein neighborhood in the city, and took him to an unknown destination.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday September 18, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please keep visiting our website at www.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi