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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, November 27, 2013.
Israeli soldiers invade west Bank communities kidnap 17 men and leave number of civilians injured. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers have invaded several areas of the occupied West Bank, broken into and searched dozens of homes, kidnapping seventeen Palestinians in the districts of Nablus and Hebron. Several Palestinians were wounded in Hebron and Nablus.
Local sources said that Israeli troops invaded the old city part of Hebron, the nearby Beit Omer and Sa’er towns, searched homes and clashes with local youth. Many civilians were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation fired by Israeli troops.
The situation remains tens in Hebron area after Israeli soldiers killed three men on Tuesday night east of Yatta town, near Hebron. Today Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, condemned the assassination of three Palestinians by the Israeli army in Hebron, and called on the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank to end political talks with Tel Aviv.
In Nablus, Israeli troops invaded the city and the nearby Tell village, searched homes and kidnapped civilians. Medical sources state that dozens of school children suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after the army fired gas bombs near the Zahra’ School in Nablus city where clashes took place between the invading soldiers and local young men.
Red Crescent medics said that the soldiers deliberately fired several gas bombs at the school, and that the army also fired rubber-coated metal bullets and concussion grenades.
Elsewhere, Several Palestinians have been wounded during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, Palestinian medical sources have reported.
The clashes took place at the Shweika Junction, after several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded the city.
A number of local youth threw stones and empty bottles at the invading soldiers, while the army fired dozens of rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades, in addition to several rounds of live ammunition.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, November 27, 2013 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit ourwebsiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me, Ghassan Bannoura.