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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September 24th, 2015.
Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained at an Israeli army checkpoint, and troops kidnap more than a dozen civilians from Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian young man was pronounced dead on Thursday afternoon after succumbing to wounds he sustained at an Israeli military checkpoint last week.
Ahmad Khatabah, 25, from Beit Fourik village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus was shot by Israeli troops at a military checkpoint near the city.
Khatabah, is the second Palestinian civilian to die due to wounds sustained after being shoot at an Israeli military checkpoint this week.
On Tuesday, Israeli troops shoot and killed 18-year-old Hadeel Hashlamoum at a military checkpoint in Hebron old city, southern West Bank.
In other news, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday at night and Thursday morning, fourteen Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, including one of the guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The soldiers invaded and searched Palestinian homes in various neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, and kidnapped 13 Palestinians, including several children, allegedly for involvement in recent clashes with the army and police.
Regardless of all Israeli restrictions imposed in Jerusalem old city and the kidnappings on Thursday, thousands of Palestinian marked Eid Al Adha with prayers inside Al Aqsa mosque.
In related news, The Husam Society for Political Detainees held by Israel and Ex-Detainees has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Prison Authority forced nine Palestinian detainees in solitary confinement, and denied them the right to family and lawyers’ visits for two months.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, September 24th, 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.