Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, January, 03, 2017.
Three Palestinians injured at a West Bank checkpoint, at least 30 other Palestinian kidnapped during army invasions. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Three Palestinian motorcyclists were injured, two critically, during an accident at an Israeli military checkpoint in northern occupied West Bank.
According to Israeli sources two Israeli soldiers were also lightly wounded by the accident. All injured were evacuated to Israeli hospitals for treatment.
The Israeli police said that the accident took place at a military checkpoint near the northern Wets Bank of Jenin that involved three Palestinians riding their motorbikes.
Elsewhere, Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded earlier Tuesday the village of Khirbit Tana, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished several residential sheds and structures.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official in charge of Israeli settlements’ file in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers surrounded the entire community before invading it.
Daghlas added that the soldiers then proceeded to demolish many residential sheds and structures, owned by Bedouin families, after forcing them out.
Moreover, The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Tuesday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians, including several children, during massive invasions and searches of homes, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.
In Gaza, Israeli forces opened fire on Tuesday targeting Palestinian agricultural land in southern coastal region.
Israeli forces stationed east of Rafah city opened fire targeting farmlands forcing farmers to leave fearing army escalation, local media reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, January, 03, 2017, 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.