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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.
A Palestinian child from Gaza dies of wounds sustained during the Israeli war on Gaza last month, meanwhile Israeli troops’ kidnap civilians from the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A 5-year-old Palestinian girl has died of injuries sustained during the recent Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.
Rahaf Abo Jame’a, from the village of Bani Suhaila in Khan Younis, succumbed to her wounds in an Egyptian hospital while receiving treatment for shrapnel, Which hit her when their house was targeted by an air strike last month.
The 51-day Israeli assault lest 2,158 Gazans killed and over 11,000 injured. Some 70 Israelis were killed, including 67 soldiers in participation.
Also on Tuesday, Israeli navy boats attacked at dawn, Palestinian fishing boats near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and kidnapped four fishermen.
The fishermen, all members of the Sultan family, have been kidnapped by the navy, and were taken to an unknown destination. The Israeli attack also caused property damage to a number of boats.
Elsewhere in the West Bank, two Palestinians, including an elderly man, were injured while working near an Israeli military watch tower, in Bethlehem, and were moved to the Beit Jala Hospital.
The two, sustained moderate injuries when an explosive ordnance, dropped by the Israeli army, detonated near them.
Earlier on Tuesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers kidnapped ten civilians during invasions and home searches targeting a number of West Bank communities.
Medical sources say that a Palestinian kidnapped in Bethlehem was violently assaulted by the soldiers before kidnapping him.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, September 9th, 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.