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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday April 2nd, 2014.
Israeli settlers’ attacks are reported all over the West Bank, two children injured in those attacks, meanwhile Israeli troops kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Two children identified as ‘Aabed, 13, and Mohammad Abu Sneina, 6, were moderately injured after being attacked and beaten by Israeli settlers living in illegal outposts, in the center of Hebron city in southern West Bank.
Palestinian medics arrived at the scene and provided the two children with the need aid before moving them to the Hebron Governmental Hospital.
Settlers also attacked a Palestinian car near Nablus city in northern west Bank and destroyed it completely. In Jerusalem, a group of Israeli settlers assaulted a number of Palestinian worshipers after they stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Groups of settlers broke into the mosque through Bab al-Magharbeh and started to provoke the Palestinian worshipers by chanting racist slogans. The worshipers protested the settlers and succeeded to expel them from the mosque.
Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli troops invaded different parts of the occupied West Bank and kidnapped four civilians. Israeli soldiers kidnapped one Palestinian near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and three in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
In other news Israeli troops forced a Palestinian child to take an unknown pill after abducting him at Johar mountain in Hebron, southern the occupied West Bank.
Local sources said that child Ziyad al-Shanteer, 15, was obliged to take an unknown pill. He felt dizzy and suffered a headache moments later. The child was transferred to a hospital in Hebron for medical treatment. According to doctors, Ziyad’s condition is stable.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday April 2nd, 2014 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.