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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November 18th, 2014.
Palestinian teenager from Gaza dies of his wounds, and in Jerusalem Israeli radicals stab a Palestinian young man. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian teenager died on Tuesday after scoping to wounds he sustained he sustained by the Israeli war on Gaza in August. Mohamed Siyam was injured when Israeli jetfighter targeted his family home located in Rahah town in the southern part of the Gaza strip. 11 members of his family were killed in the attack. He was moved to a Turkish hospital for treatment were he died of his wounds on Tuesday, local sources reported.
The 50-days long Israeli war on Gaza which ended mid-August has left 2100 Palestinians killed and at least 12,000 people injured.
In the West Bank, a Palestinian man was stabbed on Tuesday, by a group of Israelis in northern Jerusalem, according to relatives. 22-year-old Fadi Jalal Radwan was attacked and stabbed by four Israelis while walking in the town of Kafr Aqab, his father said. He was stabbed three times in the legs, once in the back, and left to bleed in the street. He was eventually taken to Hadassah hospital, in serious condition.
Earlier on Tuesday morning, Four Israelis killed along with two Palestinian attackers in shooting attack on Jewish Yeshiva.
The two men allegedly entered the while prayers were in service with knives, axes and guns, and began attacking worshipers. Israeli police soon arrived on the scene and, after a brief shootout, killed the two men. Six people were wounded in the attack, including two police officers, according to police spokesperson Luba Samri.
The two men who carried out the attack were identified as Ghassan Abu Jamal and his cousin Odai from Jabal al-Mukabbir neighborhood of Jerusalem. Israeli troops and police attacked the homes of Abu Jamal families shortly after the attack and kidnapped 14 members of their family.
Moreover, Israeli forces kidnapped on Tuesday 21 Palestinians, including three minors, from the West Bank and Jerusalem after the attack in Jerusalem. Settlers also attacked Palestinian cars and blocked roads close to illegal settlements all over the West Bank.
Later on Tuesday, Israeli military sources stated Tuesday that Palestinian fighters opened fire at an Israeli military jeep driving on the Yitzhar settlement road, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The army reported no injuries among the soldiers.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November 18th, 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.