Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, June, 07, 2017.
A Qassam fighter dies in Gaza and Israeli troops attack communities in the West Bank injuring a number of civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported on Wednesday at night, that one of its senior leaders was killed in an accidental explosion, and that three fighters were injured.
Al-Qassam said Ibrahim Hussein Abu Naja, 51, was killed on Wednesday evening, in what it called “an accidental explosion,” in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
It is worth mentioning that dozens of fighters have been killed in training accidents, and in tunnel collapse accidents, in addition to fighters, and ordinary workers, who were killed in siege-busting tunnels.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, shot and injured three with live fire, and two others who were hit with bullets’ fragments, and abducted a young man.
Media sources in Qalqilia said several army vehicles invaded the city, before clashing with local youths, who hurled stones and empty bottles on the military vehicles, while the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.
Three Palestinians were shot with live fire, and two others with bullets’ fragments before being moved to Darwish Nazzal governmental hospital. Most of the wounded Palestinians were shot in the lower extremities.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn a young Palestinian man in Tubas city, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, confiscated a tractor and attacked two Palestinians, in Qosra town, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank.
Later, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night, several Palestinian homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched many homes and confiscated cash and checks, in addition to firing gas bombs at homes, causing many residents to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, June, 07, 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