Palestine Today 01 11 2016

January 12, 2016 4:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0
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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, January 11, 2016.

Israeli attacked targeting Palestinians leave a child and a youth injured in two separate attacks. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded, on Monday morning, a young Palestinian man, allegedly after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.

The incident took place near the Harmesh Israeli colony, illegally built on Palestinian lands, north of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.

The wounded Palestinian, identified as Zeid Maher Mohammad al-Ashqar, is from Saida village, near Tulkarem.

Also on Monday, Israeli soldiers, shot and injured a Palestinian child with a live round in the village of Hizma, north of Jerusalem, under the pretext of hurling stones at a bus carrying Israeli settlers.

According to witnesses from the village, 12-year-old Qusai Nimr sustained injuries after being targeted with a bullet in his lower body. He was transferred to Ein Kerem hospital and is currently being detained by the Israeli army.

In other news, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, late at night and on Monday at dawn, at least 21 Palestinians, in military invasions targeting various communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

Moreover, The Palestinian journalist Muhammad Al-Qeeq has fallen into a coma, after entering his 48th day of hunger strike, family sources revealed. Al-Qeeq is protesting his detention by the Israeli army and ill-treatment by his captives.

Meanwhile Israeli authorities, on Monday, issued administrative detention orders against 34 Palestinian detainees, said the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS).

Elsewhere, Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Monday morning, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, close to the Beit Lahia shore, in the northern part of the coastal region. The navy fired several live rounds of the fishing boats, forcing the fishers back to shore; no injuries were reported.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, January 11, 2016, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From 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.

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