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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, December 7, 2015.
At least 19 Palestinians injured during army invasions targeting West Bank communities and Israeli jetfighters bombard Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers invaded, Monday, several parts of the Palestinian Technical University, west of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, and clashed with dozens of students, wounding 19, including six with live fire.
The soldiers surrounded the university, and fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, during clashes with many Palestinians after the army invaded the campus. Medical sources said six students suffered moderate wounds after the soldiers shot them with live rounds, thirteen others were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and scores suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
The Palestinians, who were shot with live fire, have been transferred to Thabet Thabet Hospital, in Tulkarem, and the rest received treatment by Red Crescent medics. The University, also known as Kadoorie, has been the subject to repeated Israeli military invasions and clashes, especially since the army has a base that was established on lands illegally confiscated from it.
at least five Palestinians were injured by with live rounds fired by Israeli soldiers in clashes that erupted across the occupied West Bank and Gaza on Sunday, Palestinian sources said.
On Monday at dawn, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped eight Palestinian children from the al-‘Eesawiyya, Silwan, and the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to the father of Omar Skafi, who was killed Sunday by Israeli troops near the old city.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, ten Palestinians, including three children, in different districts in the occupied West Bank, after invading and searching their homes.
Elsewhere, The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, at least two missiles targeting a training site run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in the Zeitoun area, south of Gaza City Media sources in Gaza said two missiles struck “Tunis” center, causing excessive property damage but no injuries.
The Israeli army claimed that armed fighters in Gaza carried out two separate attacks, over the weekend, targeting Israeli military vehicles, driving along the border fence with Gaza, causing no damage or injuries.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, December 7, 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.