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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015.
Israeli troops injuries two Palestinians in separate attacks in the West Bank meanwhile a settler injuries a Palestinian sphered. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
On Wednesday night, Israeli soldiers shoot and injured a Palestinian teenager in the city of Bethlehem, southern West Bank.
According to local sources, Israeli troops shot and injured Annan Malash, 15, at the entrance of Ayidah refugee camp near the Israeli wall separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem. Troops stormed the camp and kidnapped Malash after injuring him, local media reported.
Israeli troops claimed that the boy threw a cocktail Molotov bomb at them, a claim that was refused by local residents.
Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, Wednesday, an elderly Palestinian woman, and kidnapped eight shepherds and farmers, in Salem village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
Medical sources in Nablus said that Mahfoutha Eshteyya, 75 years of age, attempted to defend her son as Israeli soldiers were trying to kidnap him, when they violently assaulted her.
The woman suffered various cuts and bruises, and was moved to a local hospital in Nablus. The soldiers also attacked and kidnapped eight Palestinian shepherds in the area, and took them to a number of detention and interrogation centers.
In related news, a Palestinian shepherd was injured, and eight of his sheep were killed, after being rammed with a speeding settler’s car, east of Yatta, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The shepherd, Issa Abu ‘Arram, suffered various cuts, bruises. The settler fled the scene, local sources reported.
On Wednesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped at least seven Palestinians.
Kidnaping were reported in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus and Ramallah, Palestinian sources reported.
Furthermore, a number of Israeli fanatics sabotaged the main power transformer, providing Kufur Qaddoum village east of Qalqilia with electricity, causing a power blackout for several hours.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, September 2nd, 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.