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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, September 8th, 2015.
Israeli tanks invade areas in Gaza and in the West Bank; settlers attack a Palestinian civilian injuring him. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian tanager was attacked, on Tuesday morning, by a number of Israeli extremists, while heading to his work in West Jerusalem, and suffered various cuts and bruises.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan in occupied Jerusalem said three assailants, chased Mustafa al-Hashlamoun, 18 years of age, before one of them struck him with a baton, and the three proceeded to assault him.
the center said that he managed to escape during the attack, and went to his workplace, suffering various cuts and bruises, in addition to sharp pain in his right arm. The Police arrived at the scene, and initiated an investigation into the assault.
On Monday at night, a group of Israeli extremists hurled stones on a Palestinian home in Deir Estia town, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, causing property damage and anxiety attacks among the children.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian farmlands in the Rashayda village, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and placed sand barriers blocking an agricultural road.
The road was prepared for use nearly a year ago to enable the residents to enter their Olive orchards and lands, close to the Maaleh ‘Amos illegal colony, built on privately owned Palestinian lands.
Earlier on Tuesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped thirteen Palestinians after storming their homes, and violently searching them.
In the Gaza strip on Tuesday, about five Israeli military tanks stormed and razed farm lands near the town of Khuza’a in the southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian farmers fled their lands in fear of being attacked by Israeli tanks. Damages was reported but no injuries.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, September 8th, 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.