Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Two Palestinians injured, more than 50 other kidnaped by Israeli troops in the West Bank, meanwhile tanks destroy farmlands in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Tuesday at night, two Palestinians in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in the city said several military vehicles invaded it, late at night, before the soldiers stormed and searched a few homes, and interrogated many Palestinians.
The invasion led to clashes with many local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles, while the army fired rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs. Medical sources said two Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and many others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.
In the meantime, Israeli soldier invaded, on Wednesday at dawn the Suwwana neighborhood, and the at-Tour town, in occupied East Jerusalem, stormed and ransacked dozens of homes and kidnapped 45 Palestinians, including several children, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said. Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said the soldiers moved most of the kidnapped Palestinians to the Police station in Salaheddin Street, in Jerusalem.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, six Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and four others in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the West Bank.
In the Gaza Strip, Several armored Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, close to the border fence, in the southern and central parts of the coastal region.
In addition, six armored Israeli military vehicles, including four tanks, advanced more than 150 meters into agricultural lands, east of Deir al-Balah in Central Gaza, and bulldozed Palestinian them, while surveillance drones hovered overhead. The vehicles fired several live rounds at random, media sources in Khan Younis had reported. They also came from the Kissufim military base.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, June 1, 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.