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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday March 12, 2014.
Israeli troops injure five civilians in the West Bank and attack fishermen near Gaza coast line. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian sources reported that five Palestinian teenagers were injured on Wednesday during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading the southern West Bank town of Beit Omer near Hebron city.
Three boys were hit with live rounds fired by Israeli troops; medical sources announced that the three were moved to Hebron city hospital for treatment after sustaining serious wounds. Two more teens were hit with rubber-coated steel bullets in their legs and were treated by field medics, local sources added.
Elsewhere, Israeli bulldozers demolished, Wednesday morning, residential homes and barracks belonging to a Palestinian community in the East Jerusalem town of al-Eizariya. Acodring to local sources structures belonging to the al-Jahalin Bedouin community. The house in the home of 10 members family.
In Gaza, Israeli naval boats opened fire at Palestinian fishermen; local sources announced that the incident happened off the coast of As-Sudaniya, reportedly inside the six mile fishing zone, which is officially allowed by the Israeli authority. The boats were severely damaged by an artillery shell and additional gunfire.
The fishermen manged to flee, and there were no injuries reported among them. Late on Tuesday night The Israeli navy, abducted and interrogated two Palestinian fishermen sailing along the coast of Gaza, on claims that they were sailing out of the Gaza allowed fishing range.
Meanwhile Al Qudes brigades the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad announced that its fighters fired dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip and landed in southern Israel, on Wednesday, a day after an Israeli airstrike killed three Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
The group said that the response has begun to the killing of three of its members on Tuesday. On Tuesday and Monday Israeli attacks targeting Palestinian communities in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank left six killed among them a Jordanian judge.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday March 12, 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.