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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday June 30th, 2014.
Israeli bombardment leave a Palestinian killed in Gaza, meanwhile Israeli troops attack West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
One Palestinian was killed and two were injured on Sunday evening, after being struck by an Israeli missile east of the town of al-Qarara, northeast of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Local sources said that an Israeli drone fired a missile targeting a Hamas fighter, while driving his motorcycle, killing him and wounding two bystanders.
The slain Palestinian, Mohammad Ziad Abu Rezeq, 22, is a member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas.
In addition, Israeli tanks fired three shells into al-Qarara town, just as the residents were breaking their fast, on the evening of the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.
In the West Bank, Four Palestinians, today, including a teenager, were kidnapped by Israeli forces in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Hebron and Nablus, according to reports by local and security sources.
Settler attacks occurred on farmlands near Bethlehem, causing extensive financial loss and property damage.
Later on Monday evening, Israeli sources announced that the bodies of the three Israeli settlers who went missing 19 days ago were found near the southern West Bank village of Halol in the Hebron deistic.
The Israeli army announced that the three teens were killed and their bodies were moved to the corners office for further investigation.
Three settlers went missing on June 13 as they were traveling from an illegal Israeli settlement near Hebron to Jerusalem.
Shortly after the Israeli army launched wide scale campaign targeting the West Bank and Gaza. Israeli troops killed 8 Palestinian civilians and kidnapped at least 600 others during the attack.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday June 30th, 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.