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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September 29th, 2014.
Israeli settler hit a Palestinian child with his car and troops kidnap civilians during pre-dawn invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Sunday evening, that a child was injured after be struck by a settler’s car east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
The sources said the child, Islam al-’Amour, six years of age, suffered a number of fractures, cuts and bruises to different parts of her body, and was moved to the al-Ahli hospital in the city. Similar to various prior incidents, the settler fled the scene.
Later on Monday morning, a number of Israeli military jeeps invaded, the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and broke into a Coffee Shop and a Bakery.
Israeli soldiers also kidnapped at least ten Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seven in Qarawat Bani Hassan village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.
One Palestinian was kidnapped in Tulkarem city, also in the northern part of the West Bank, at least one in Doura town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and two in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.
Elsewhere, Israeli forces demolished three floors of a residential Palestinian building, in occupied East Jerusalem’s Abu Dis neighborhood, overnight Sunday, claiming that the owners lacked building permission.
Israel destroyed more than 500 Palestinian properties in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the year 2013 alone, displacing over 850 people, according to United Nations calculations.
In other news, The Palestine Prisoners Society reported that Israeli authorities have imprisoned 560 Palestinian citizens since the beginning of this September alone.
According to the PPS records, Hebron province has witnessed the highest rates of imprisonment, with 163 prisoners, followed by Jenin province, with 108.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, September 29th, 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.