Audio Link After TextWelcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
Israeli navy attack Gaza fishermen and troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Dozens of Israeli soldiers and police officers, accompanied with personnel of the Jerusalem City Council and the Israel Antiquities Authority, invaded on Tuesday morning the town of Silwan, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a playground, a room and several walls.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said that Israeli troops also assaulted family members and children present in the area. One child susutained light wounds after he was attacked by the soldiers, Silwanic reported.
In other news, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Tuesday, at least eight Palestinians during invasions in the West Bank districts of Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Qalqilia and Nablus.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, several areas in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped eleven Palestinians.
Another Palestinian was kidnapped while crossing the Container Israeli military roadblock separating the southern West Bank from its central and northern areas.
In Gaza, Israeli soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence opened fire, on Tuesday morning, targeting Palestinian agricultural lands and farmers, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
In addition, Israeli navy ships fired several rounds of live ammunition on three Palestinian fishing boats, less than 6 nautical miles off the Gaza coast, causing damage to at least one boat. The attack took place in Gaza waters, near al-Waha and Sudaniyya areas, northwest of Gaza city.
Moreover, several armored Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and fired many rounds of live ammunition.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, March 29, 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.