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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, November 26, 2015.
Three Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire in the West Bank and Two fishers injured in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A 19-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed at al-Aroub refugee camp in northern Hebron, Thursday, during clashes. He is the 3rd Palestinian to be killed during the day. Red Crescent said that that Khalid Mahmoud al-Jawabreh, 19, was shot twice in the stomach by Israeli soldiers and later died from his injuries in the al-Ahli hospital in Hebron.
The main entrance to al-Arrub camp has been entirely closed for the past few days, with soldiers deployed at other entrances and in surrounding areas. An ambulance attempting to reach al-Jawabreh was forced to take a lengthy route to arrive at the scene of the shooting.
Earlier Thursday, a 21-year-old Palestinian, Yahya Yosri Taha, was killed by Israeli soldiers when clashes broke out during an Israeli invasion and home searches targeting the town of of Qatanna near Jerusalem.
Locals said that Taha was shot in the head and left on the ground bleeding for more than an hour-and-a-half while Israeli soldiers denied Palestinian ambulances access to the young man to administer medical treatment.
Hours later, Israeli forces shot and killed Samer Seriesi, 51, at the Za’atara (Tappuah) military checkpoint south of Nablus after he reportedly attempted to stab an Israeli soldier, Israeli police said. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers shot Seriesi and left him to bleed to death; Israeli medics were called to the scene, but stood at a distance, without providing the man with life-saving medical attention. According to the Palestinians health ministry, 101 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire since October 1, while more than 12.000 others injured.
In other news, The Israeli army, Thursday, demolished two commercial structures and seized some of their contents in the village of Hosan, west of Bethlehem, according to local sources. Early Thursday, Israeli authorities demolished residential structures in the northern Jordan Valley locality of al-Hadidiya.
On Thursday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped nine Palestinians in Qalqilia, Jenin and Hebron, including a 10-year old child.
In the Gaza strip, Israeli navy ships opened fire on several fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, wounding two fishers. The attack took place near Deir al-Balah shore, in Central Gaza; the two fishers suffered moderate wounds.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November 26, 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.