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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, March 7, 2016.
A Palestinian farmer injured in Gaza and Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
In the Gaza Strip, medical sources said the soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a Palestinian in his land, close to the border fence, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza.
The sources said the wounded Palestinian was instantly moved to the al-Aqsa hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in Central Gaza suffering serious wounds to the upper part of his body.
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched homes and stores, and kidnapped six Palestinians, including two children.
Several military vehicles invaded Kafr Ra’ey town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched and ransacked homes, and kidnapped a young man. so in Jenin, the soldiers invaded ‘Arraba town, and kidnapped two Palestinians.
Also on Monday, the soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, searched homes and kidnapped one youth.
Moreover, several military vehicles also invaded Husan town, west of Bethlehem, broke into and searched many homes, and interrogated many Palestinians. The invasion led to clashes between local youths, who hurled stones on the army vehicles while the soldiers fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.
In addition, the soldiers invaded homes in the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two children.
The army installed many roadblocks in neighborhoods in Hebron city, in addition to the main roads leading to Sa’ir and Halhoul towns, and Jouret Bahlas area, north of Hebron, before stopping and searching dozens of cars.
In related news, Several Israeli military vehicles invaded earlier Monday, a charitable society for orphans, in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and violently searched it, causing property damage.
The invasion of the town led to clashes between the soldiers, and dozens of local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles. The army fired gas bombs, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, March 7, 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.