Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, March, 28, 2017.
Israel’s army targets farmers in Gaza and troops demolish homes in Jerusalem. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza strip, opened fire, on Tuesday mornings, at farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, and Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region.
The soldiers fired many live rounds at the farmers, while working on their lands, close to the border fence, east of Khan Younis, forcing them to leave in fear of additional escalation. A similar attack was carried out against farmers near Sofa area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while the soldiers also fired flares.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Tuesday, twenty-four Palestinians, including children and a young woman, during invasions and violent searches of homes in Jerusalem, Hebron, Nablus, Tubas and Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society has reported.
Among those adducted by soldiers were twelve Palestinians, all are civilian guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, after invading and ransacking their homes in several parts of the city, and later release one of them, the PPS stated.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinian homes, without a prior warning, in the al-‘Eesawiyya town, in occupied Jerusalem, reportedly for being built without construction permits.
several Israeli police and military vehicles, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded the town, before the soldiers demolished a home, belonging to Ahmad Abu al-Hummus and his family. The 150 square/meter home was recently construction, and the family was preparing to move into it after concluding all needed work. The soldiers also demolished an under-construction home, belonging to members of Mheisin family, in al-‘Eesawiyya.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday March, 28, 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.