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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday August 6th, 2014.
Death toll reaches more than 1800 due to the 29 day long Israeli war on Gaza, meanwhile in the West Bank injuries and clashes during army invasions. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
The Palestinian Information Ministry reported on Wednesday that the 29 days long Israeli war on Gaza has let 1879 Palestinians killed including 426 children, and at least 9563 injured among them 2877 children.
The ministry report also showed that more than 10,000 homes were targeted by the Israeli bombardment, 1724 were completely destroyed while 8880 sustained damage. Moreover Israel have destroyed 12 ambulance cars in different part of the Gaza strip.
On Tuesday a 72 hours ceasefire was reached while Israeli and Palestinian delegates arrived in Cairo for Indirect negotiations to reach deal to end the war on Gaza Israeli started on July 8th. Until the time of this report no deal was reached.
Elsewhere, three Palestinian civilians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets and many were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation when Israeli soldiers invaded the village of Beit Ummer, near the southern West Bank city of Heron on Wednesday.
Earlier on Wednesday at noon, a number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded, the “Gold Market” area, under full Israeli security and military control, in the Old City of Hebron, smashed and removed the doors of various Palestinian owned stores.
Moreover Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday at dawn, and kidnapped nine Palestinians, six of them in Hebron. Scores of Palestinians have been hurt by Israeli fire and gas bombs, and dozens of homes ransacked, local sources reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday August 6th, 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.