Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org ,for Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
Israeli troops invade West Bank communities search homes and kidnapped civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
A number of Palestinian political prisoners held by the Israeli army suffered effects of tear gas inhalation as Israeli troops attacked detentions cells at the military orison of Nafha.
According to the Palestinian High Commission of Political Prisoners Affairs, that army conducted the attack and search for no reason. Last moth Palestinian political prisoners held the by the Israeli army in Nafha and other camps stages protests against ill-treatment by their captives.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, thirteen Palestinians, including children, in different cities and towns in the occupied West Bank.
The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, said that soldiers kidnapped a journalism student in the an-Najah National University in Nablus, from Beit Dajan town. The soldiers kidnapped another Najah student and a man, from Beit ‘Orif village near Nablus. The PPS added that the soldiers also invaded and searched many homes in the Old City of Nablus, and withdrew later without conducting any arrests.
In addition, several Israeli military vehicles invaded Abu Dis town, east of occupied Jerusalem, searched a few homes and kidnapped two Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem in southern West Bank, and kidnapped two children after searching their families’ home.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, Israeli troops kidnapped one man from his home in the center of the city, while another Palestinian was taken prisoner while trying to cross back into the West Bank, through the al-Karama border terminal with Jordan.
In the northern West Bank district of Jenin, the soldiers searched homes and kidnapped one Palestinian, another man was by Israeli troops kidnapped from his home in the nearby district of Tulkarem.
In Jericho district, the soldiers invaded the town of al-Jiftlik, and kidnapped a Palestinian man after searching some homes.
On Tuesday evening, the soldiers kidnapped five Palestinians, including two children, in occupied Jerusalem, and in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, including one who was kidnapped while attending his brother’s trial in a military court.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, April 13, 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.