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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday July 22nd, 2014.
Another bloody day in Gaza, at least 47 killed on Tuesday due to the continued Israeli attacks on the Gaza strip. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
On Tuesday, Israeli continued its attacks on Gaza, according to Palestinian sources four members of the Hajaj family were killed when an Israeli missile hit their home in al Boriej refugee camp in central Gaza strip. With the four killed, the death toll on Tuesday in Gaza have reached 47.
Since Tuesday July 8th till the time of this reported, Israeli aerial, sea and ground bombardment has left 568 people killed and more than 3750 injured. Of those killed, 129 are children and 69 are women, according to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
Among the injured there are822 children and 572 women, with some losing limbs and others disabled for life.
The Army bombarded several areas in the Gaza Strip, including dozens of homes in Rafah, in addition to Beit Hanoun and Beit Lahia in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Soldiers also fired several missiles into government facilities, private organizations, sports clubs, mosques, and infrastructure.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza reported dozens of casualties have been moved to various hospitals, while the remains of slain Palestinians have also been severely mutilated.
In the west Bank on Tuesday, Palestinian Medical sources have reported that a young Palestinian man was shot and killed by an Israeli settler, at the entrance of ar-Ram town, south of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The sources said resident Mahmoud Hatem Shawamra, 21, was shot by four live rounds in the chest, abdomen, back and thigh. Eyewitnesses said the settler short Shawamra from a very close range.
Israeli soldiers called for an Israeli military ambulance, but Shawamra died of his wounds at the nearby Hezma Israeli military roadblock.
Meanwhile, soldiers clashed with dozens of local protesters, and fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades.
On Tuesday at dawn, several Palestinians were injured after the army invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday July 22nd, 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.