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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Israeli settlers leave a family injured after attacking their home in central West Bank and jetfighters target areas in the Gaza Strip. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Five Palestinian children, their father and mother were injured on Thursday at dawn when Israeli settlers attacked the village of Siengeil near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
The settlers invaded the village and set a home on fire; the family fled the flames to the roof top and was rescued by Palestinian firefighters who were called in by the residents of the village.
Medical sources said that the family was all moved to hospital in Ramallah surfing from light burns and suffocation.
Later in the day Israeli settlers stormed the village of Buren near the northern West Bank city of Nablus and attacked residents.
Local sources said that armed settlers attacked farmers and shepherds from the village then residents gathered and managed to push the armed settlers away. No injuries were reported.
In other news Palestinian sources have reported that the number of Palestinians kidnapped by the Israeli soldiers, on Thursday November 14, arrived to twenty Palestinians, fifteen kidnapped in Hebron and five in Jenin.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society has reported that dozens of soldiers invaded the Ath-Thaheriyya town, south of Hebron, and kidnapped eleven Palestinians. Three more were kidnapped when soldiers invaded Beit Awwa nearby town.
Moreover Israeli soldiers also invaded a number of village Jenin city searched homes and kidnapped five residents and took them to unknown location.
In the Gaza Strip today, Israeli jetfighters implemented two air raids targeting areas in central Gaza and northern part of the Gaza strip, on Thursday afternoon.
The attack targeted areas in the northern part of Gaza city and the southern part of Beit Hanon town in northern Gaza, local sources reported. No injuries were reported in both attacks.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November 14, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our website atwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.