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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Two Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in two separate incidents one in Jerusalem, the other near Bethlehem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
At Al Mosrara in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers shot and killed 37-year-old Mohamed Abed al Nimier, on Tuesday midday, allegedly after trying to stab troops. The circumstances of his death remains unknown.
After killing Mohamed, Israeli forces invaded the town of Eswayia and ransacked his family home there casing damage.
Later on Tuesday, a Palestinian youth died on wounds he sustained after he was shot by Israeli troops at the Container checkpoint north of Bethlehem in southern West Bank.
Ziyad Gharbiyah, from Sanour village in Jenin, was shot by Israeli troops while crossing the checkpoints. According to the Israeli army, he tried to stab soldiers manning the checkpoint. The circumstances behind shooting Ziyad is still unclear.
The Container checkpoint divide the north from southern West Bank. shortly after the killing of Ziyad Israeli soldiers closed the checkpoint and did not allow thousands of Palestinians from crossing it.
With the two killed today, the number of Palestinians who have been killed by the Israeli army since October 1, have reached 82, including 18 children and 4 women, the Palestinian ministry of health reported on Tuesday.
Moreover the ministry report showed that 8500 Palestinians have been injured since October 1 in Gaza and the West Bank. Of those 1250 were injured by Israeli troops live gunfire, while 1015, were hit by rubber-coated steel bullets. In addition 1000 injured by rubber-coated steel bullets were treated by field medics, the ministry said.
Also on Tuesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers kidnapped 25 Palestinians from their homes in Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Moreover, Israeli troops invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and a few nearby towns, searched many homes, kidnapped six Palestinians, including a child, and summoned three others for interrogation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November 10, 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 me Ghassan Bannoura.