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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November 26, 2013.
Two Palestinian killed by Israeli troops gunfire in the west Bank and a farmer injured in the Gaza strip. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian sources reported that two men were reported killed by Israeli troops gunfire near Yatta village, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday evening.
According to witnesses, heavy gunfire was heard by resident near the Zaiev settlement and that two Palestinian men were reported killed. They added that Israeli troops closed the area and did not allow ambulance crews to get to the scene. No further details were available until the time of this report.
Earlier on Tuesday near Hebron, three Palestinian civilian were injured when Israeli troops invaded the village of Beit Omar. Local sources announced that Israeli soldiers stormed the village coming from the nearby Karmi Nsour illegal Israeli settlement and fired tear gas into residents’ homes. Three villagers were moved to hospital form tear gas inhalation, the sources added.
Moreover Israeli soldiers’ invaded Haloul town and the nearby Al Aroup refugee camp, near Hebron, searched homes and kidnapped four residents among them 14 year old child.
In Gaza today, Israeli troops shoot and injured a Palestinian young man near the borders between Israel and the southern Gaza strip city of Khan Younis.
Local sources said that Israeli troops opened fire at a group of farmers working their land and hit a young man in his leg. Medical sources said that he sustained moderate wounds and was moved to the city hospital for treatment.
Israeli troops stationed at the borders with Gaza frequently target Palestinian farmers and workers near the border areas casing many injuries.
In other news, Israeli settlers hurled on Tuesday a number of Molotov cocktails at Palestinian residents and their cars from the village of Burin near the northern west Bank city of Nablus.
According the residents, a man from the village was targeted by the settlers on Tuesday morning but residents rushed to help him and but the fire of before he sustained any injuries.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November 26, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our websiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.