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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday March 6, 2014.
Three Palestinians civilians injured by Israeli settlers attack and the Israeli army destroy farm lands in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Three Palestinian farmers were injured on Thursday after being assaulted by Israeli settlers in the al-Mogheer village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of the Israeli Settlements file at the Palestinian Authority, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that settlers from the Kochava Shakhar illegitimate settlement attacked three Palestinians, causing various cuts and bruises.
Daghlas added that the farmers were attacked south of the al-Mogheer village. All three were moved to the Ramallah city Hospital suffering moderate-to-serious injuries, Palestinian medical sources reported.
Elsewhere Israeli soldiers invaded various districts in the occupied West Bank, kidnapping several Palestinians after breaking into their homes and searching them.
Local sources said that four men were taken from the northern West Bank city of Jenin and two from the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
In other news Israeli authorities started on Thursday to razed Palestinian owned land near Solomon’s Pools, in the village of Artas , near the southern West bank city of Bethlehem.
Last week, Israeli authorities evacuated a military watchtower that was built on the land, to return today and start bulldozing the 102 dunums of Palestinian land, belonging to Abu Sway family, local sources reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday March 6, 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.