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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, June 22nd, 2015.
Israeli soldiers attack residents all over the West Bank and leave one resident injured near the Gaza borders. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian worker was killed on Monday midday at his work place inside Israeli, local sources reported.
Hanni Friehat, 22, from the northern West Bank village of Al Yamoun, was killed when he fell off a building under construction, local sources said.
Elsewhere, three Palestinian men were injured on Monday when unknown masked gunmen opened fire at them in Haloul town near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
Local sources said that a car stopped next to the men and then masked gunmen opened fire and escaped the scene. The three were moved to Hebron hospital where their wounds were decried as moderate. The reason or those behind the attacks remains unknown.
Early on Sunday evening, soldiers attacked a group of young Palestinians, walking in Bab al-Amoud area, and fired concussion grenades at them, leading to clashes.
Medical sources said four Palestinians were injured, including a young man who was shot in the left eye, and was moved to a local hospital suffering a moderate injury. Three Palestinians were also injured by shrapnel of concussion grenades fired by Israeli soldiers.
The clashes took place as Israeli extremists marched in Bab al-‘Amoud, protesting the stabbing of an Israeli soldier, earlier on Sunday, and chanting slogans against the Palestinians.
Clashes also took place in the al-‘Isawiyya town, Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, and the Central Neighborhood in Silwan, while the police installed roadblocks in different parts, and main roads, in Silwan.
In the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian youth was injured by Israeli soldiers gunfire near the southern Gaza strip borders with Israel.
According to witnesses, Israeli troops stationed at the borders opened heave gunfire targeting a group of residents. Later troops also targeted Palestinian ambulance crew who arrived at scene and did not allow it to take the injured man for 15 minutes.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, June 22nd, 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.