Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, June, 12, 2017.
Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and abduct civilians meanwhile navy ships attack Gaza fishermen. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported.
The Jerusalem office of the PPS, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked several homes in the occupied city, and abducted five Palestinians.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, troops adducted two men after searching their homes , and another Palestinian who was taken near the Ibrahimi mosque.
In Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers abducted two teenagers after searching their family homes.
In Jenin, also in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted one man in addition to former governor minister, former political prisoner, Wasfi Kabaha.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted two civilians from the nearby Rantis town.
Elsewhere, Israeli navy ships attacked, Sunday night, many Palestinian fishing boats, and farmers, in the northern and southern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, causing damage.
Media sources in Gaza said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at the fishing boats, close to the shore in northern Gaza, forcing the fishermen back to the shore in fear of further Israeli assaults and escalation.
In addition, the soldiers, stationed in military towers across the border fence, east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, fired many live rounds at Palestinian farmers, working on their own lands, close to the border fence.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, June, 12, 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