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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.
Israeli navy attack Palestinian fishermen of Gaza shoreline, meanwhile in the West Bank troops demolish two homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian aged woman died on Wednesday at an Egyptian hospital after scoping to wounds she sustained during the Israeli war on Gaza. She was injured on July and was moved to Egypt for treatment until she died there today, local sources reported.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Wednesday morning, at a number of Palestinian fishing boats close to the shore in the Sudaniyya area, west of Gaza City, and kidnapped two.
Eyewitnesses said that Israeli navy boats opened fire at random, before attacking the fishing boats, and kidnapped two fishermen.
Last month, an Egyptian mediated truce ended a 51 days long Israeli war on Gaza that started on July 8. Israeli bombardment have left more than 2149 killed and at least 11300 injured.
Elsewhere, Israeli troops demolished on Wednesday two homes in Beit Hanina town in occupied east Jerusalem. Local sources said that the houses are home to 15 family members who are now homeless.
In related news, Israeli soldiers also demolished on Wednesday a Palestinian owned shop at the village of Al Jep near Jerusalem.
The Israeli army claimed that the three structures are built without the needed permission from the military. Construction permits are rarely given to Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem.
Israeli soldiers invaded on Wednesday, at dawn, several Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked several homes and properties, and kidnapped fourteen Palestinians.
Invasions and kidnappings were reported in Jenin and Nablus cities in northern West Bank in addition to the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, September 3rd, 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.