Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, May, 01, 2017.
A Palestinian child injured by a settler car, meanwhile Navy ships attack fishing boats in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Monday, that a child suffered moderate wounds, after an Israeli colonialist settler’s rammed him with his car, and fled the scene. The sources sated that Morad Razem, 4, was walking near Qfeisha building, in the center of Hebron city, when the Israeli car struck him, and fled the scene.
The building is next to Tal Romeida area, in Hebron, close to Ramat Yishai illegal colonialist outpost, built on privately-owned Palestinian lands. Red Crescent medics rushed to the scene, and provided the child with the urgently needed care, before moving him to the Hebron Governmental hospital.
Earlier on Sunday night, Israeli soldiers invaded Sebastia town, northwest of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at a solidarity tent, in support of the hunger striking detainees, causing it to burn.
Media sources in Nablus said many army jeeps invaded the town, and directly headed toward the solidarity tent, were hundreds of Palestinians gather daily in a vigil for the detainees, ongoing with the hunger strike they started two weeks ago, demanding basic rights.
They added that the Israeli attack did not lead to casualties, but caused a massive fire in the tent. The attack led to clashes between many Palestinian youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles, and the soldiers who fired many gas bombs, causing several Palestinians to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Elsewhere, The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least thirty Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including seventeen in the al-‘Isawiyya town, in East Jerusalem.
In Gaza, Several Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen. The attack forced the fishermen back to shore, in fear of further Israeli violence against them, and their boats.
Also on Monday, several Israeli military vehicles, including four armored bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands in the al-Qarara town, south of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, and uprooted large areas, while army drones hovered overhead.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, May, 01, 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.