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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
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One Palestinian killed, three others injured, on Wednesday, by Israeli air attack that targeted the northern Gaza Strip.
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that one Palestinian was killed and three others were injured, at least one seriously, after an Israeli drone fired a missile into an area, west of Beit Lahia town, in the northern part of the coastal region.
The sources said Mousa Z’eiter, 23, was instantly killed in the attack, while another Palestinian suffered a serious injury, and two others suffered mild wounds. They were all moved to Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Lahia.
In addition, Israeli navy boats fired three shells into the bombarded area, while many armored bulldozers and vehicles invaded it and uprooted Palestinian lands.
The Israeli army claimed it targeted Palestinian fighters, allegedly planting explosives on a military road, behind the border fence.
Also in Gaza on Wednesday, Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers carried out limited invasions into an area, northwest of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and al-Qarara town, in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza. Local farmers said that the Israeli army destroyed a number of farmlands before leaving.
In addition, Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters, near Beit Lahia; the attack caused no injuries among the fishers.
Elsewhere, A number of armored Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the central West Bank city of Tubas, shot and injured at least one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded Nablus, and nearby communities.
In the meantime, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, at least 15 Palestinians in different districts of the occupied West Bank, including four children in occupied Jerusalem.
Invasions and homes searches were reported in the northern West Bank cities of Nablus and Qabatiya and the central West Bank city of Ramallah in addition to Hebron city in southern West Bank.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, January 13, 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.