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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday July 27th, 2015.
Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian man and kidnap other during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Monday at dawn, a young Palestinian man in the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and wounded several others. Mohammad Ata Abu Latifa, 20 years of age, was kidnapped by soldiers before they shot him dead.
According to witnesses the soldiers first chased Mohammad, and shot him in the legs, as he was on his family’s rooftop. the Israeli military alleged that the Mohammad fell from the rooftop while the soldiers were trying to arrest him.
Palestinian security sources also said Abu Latifa was alive when the soldiers abducted him. The army handed Abu Latifa’s body to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society several hours after his death.
In addition, soldiers shot and injured two young men during the invasion into the refugee camp.
Elsewhere, one child were injured, five men were kidnaped by Israeli troops during invasions and homes searches targeting the southern West Bank district of Hebron on Monday.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier on Monday, Toura town in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, and kidnapped two Palestinians.
In other news, The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that undercover soldiers invaded, Monday, several rooms where Palestinian detainees are held in Nafha Israeli detention camp, assaulted dozens of them, and transferred many to different prisons.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the administration in Nafha is also threatening to move the detainees to different prisons.
All detainees in section 10 in Nafha have been moved to sections 1 and 2, while the prison administration said its campaign would include all prisons and detention camps, the PPS added.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday July 27th, 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.