Audio Link After TextWelcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, March 28, 2016.
Israeli troops target farmers in Gaza, and demolishes a home and a playground in the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
The Israeli army targeted with live fire, on Monday morning, Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza Strip.
Witnesses told local media that Israeli occupation soldiers opened fire from the military towers east of Khan Younis, near the military site of Kissufim, and targeted Palestinian farmers and their lands.
Israeli forces continue their frequent attacks against the borderlands of Palestinian civilians, in constant breach of the ceasefire agreement signed between Palestinian factions and the Israeli state, on the summer of 2014.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers invaded, late at night and on Monday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and kidnapped eleven Palestinians.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported invasions, home searches and kidnappings in the West Bank cities of Ramallah, Nablus and Hebron in addition to Jerusalem.
Later on Monday morning, Israeli soldiers demolished a home, a playground, electricity and water networks, in addition to uprooting farmlands, belonging to a Palestinian family near Bethlehem city in southern West Bank. the Israeli army claimed they were built without permits.
The invaded area and demolished properties, are close to a main road used by Israeli colonizers in the occupied West Bank, and the army.
According to the family, more than 50 Israeli military vehicles, and four armored bulldozers invaded the area, and demolished their home a their bird farm, and a playground used for tennis and basketball, in addition to bulldozing his farmland, and uprooted many trees.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, March 28, 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.