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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, May 28th, 2015.
Israeli troops injures a Palestinian worker and demolish a home in the Negev. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted a young Palestinian man, and detained several others for a few hours.
The young man, Sa’eb al-Asmar, 25, from ‘Aqraba town southeast of the Northern West Bank city of Nablus, suffered numerous cuts and bruises to various parts of his body, mainly his head, and was moved to a local clinic for treatment.
He said that the soldiers struck him with batons and rifle butts, in addition to repeatedly kicking and punching him.
The young man added that the soldiers chased him and fellow workers near ‘Azzoun town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, as they were trying to enter Israel for work. The soldiers also detained several Palestinian workers until late-night hours.
Also on Thursday, Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Bethlehem, and searched several homes; soldiers also handed one resident from Bethlehem a military order for interrogation.
Soldiers also invaded the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped one Palestinian after violently searching his home, causing excessive property damage.
In addition, soldiers installed a number of roadblocks near Jenin city, and in its western part, stopped and searched dozens of cars, and investigated the ID cards of the passengers.
In other news Israeli soldiers demolished on Thursday a Palestinian home at the Bedouin village of Makhoul in the Negev.
According to soldiers the house was built without needed permission. The villagers say they ably to get those permissions but never given to them by the Israeli state.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, May 28th, 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 Ghassan Bannoura.