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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday January 14, 2014.
The Israeli army bombards Gaza and injuries a child and settlers attack health workers in the West Bank and injure seven. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Seven Palestinian health workers were injured on Tuesday afternoon when Israeli settlers attacked their car near the northern west Bank city of Nablus.
The Palestinian Health Ministry announced that a group of Israeli settlers attacked a car for the ministry at the Nablus-Ramallah road with stones. The car was transporting health workers from Nablus to Ramallah city.
All seven men sustained cuts and broses from the shattered gals of the car and were moved to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Eelier on Tuesday midday Israeli soldiers invaded the villages of Burkeen and Jabaa near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
Troops raided homes and searched them before clashing with local youth. Soldiers fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets at the angry residents. Many were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation.
On Tuesday at dawn Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, kidnapping seventeen Palestinians, local sources reported.
Eleven of those kidnapped by the army were taken during an invasion targeting the northern West Bank village of Azzoun near Qalqilia city.
In the Gaza strip, Palestinian medical sources said that a three-year-old child was injured after the Israeli army bombarded central Gaza. Soldiers also fired shells into several areas in the besieged coastal region.
Local sources announced that the child was injured in the head and face, and was moved to a local hospital suffering moderate injuries. The attack took place near the Gaza Power Company in central Gaza.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday January 14, 2014 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.