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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, April 6th, 2015.
Israeli soldiers opened fire at homes near the Gaza borders and search other during dawn invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A number of armored Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Monday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, southeast of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Media sources in Khan Younis said the soldiers first opened fire from military towers in the Kissufim base, across the border; no injuries were reported.
Following the shooting, at least four Israeli army bulldozers and a few vehicles, stationed in the Sofa army base, advanced nearly 200 meters into Palestinian lands, and conducted military searches in the area.
In related news, Israeli navy ships opened fire on a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, close to the shore, near Rafah in the southern part of the coastal region.
The attack forced the fishers back to shore; the fishers managed to escape the attack physically unharmed.
The latest assaults are part of repeated Israeli violations against the Palestinians, their homes and lands, in different parts of the impoverished, war-torn, besieged coastal region.
In the West Bank, Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Monday at dawn, Sielet al-Harethiyya and ‘Aneen towns, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped three former political prisoners. Soldiers also kidnapped A Palestinian near Qalqilia city, northern West Bank.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the town of Beit Fajjar, south of Bethlehem, and handed a father, his 12-year-old child, and a third Palestinian, military warrants for interrogation. Army also invaded Surif, near Hebron, and searched homes.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, April 6th, 2015 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates, please visit our website at www.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.