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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, November 24, 2015.
Palestinian driver injured by army gunfire after ramming soldiers with his car and fighter jets hit Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A Palestinian man was shot by Israeli forces Tuesday after he drove his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers at Za’atara checkpoint in the central West Bank.
Three of the soldiers were lightly wounded, and one was moderately wounded, according to Israeli sources. But it was unclear whether this was an accident or an intentional ramming of the soldiers by the driver.
The Palestinian driver was shot multiple times and wounded badly. He was reportedly taken to a hospital, but it is unknown which one.
On Tuesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped nineteen Palestinians.
Home invasions and kidnappings were reported in Hebron district, Nablus and Salfit, Palestinian sources reported.
Moreover, Israeli forces manning a military checkpoint, set up near al-Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron, assaulted two correspondents working for WAFA news agency and B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights center.
According to the two journalists, both assaulted and roughly handled by Israeli soldiers after they crossed through a checkpoint placed near the Ibrahimi Mosque.
Elsewhere, The Israeli army, on Tuesday, continued to breach the truce agreement reached between the Palestinian-Israeli sides under the Egyptian auspices, earlier in August 2014, launching an airstrike on a site in central Gaza Strip, however, no injuries were reported.
Israeli F16 warplanes fired at least two missiles targeting a location near the entrance of al-Maghazi refugee camp, resulting in its destruction, local sources reported.
Reconnaissance drones reportedly hovered over Gaza at low altitudes throughout the night hours, until dawn, amid the firing of flares and thermal bombs.
The attack came in response to a missile that was allegedly fired from Gaza, toward an area in southern Israel.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, November 24, 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.