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Israeli settlers destroy Palestinian farm lands as soldiers invade West Bank communities injuring a teenager. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, and Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, shot and injured a Palestinian child, and kidnapped two young men.
Several military vehicles invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, violently searched many homes, interrogated many Palestinians and kidnapped two.
The soldiers also occupied many rooftops, fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at Palestinians who hurled stones and empty bottles at the military vehicles.
In addition, the army invaded Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem, clashed with many youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at the military vehicles, while the soldiers fired several live rounds, gas bombs, and rubber-coated steel bullets.
Medical sources in the town said a child, 16, was shot with a live round in his leg, while many other Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
Also near Bethlehem, a number of extremist Israeli colonists destroyed, Monday late night, several grapevines, a shed and uprooted plants, belonging to a Palestinian farmer in the Zeitouna area, isolated, between the illegal Israeli colonies of Daniel and Eliezer, built on Palestinian lands, in al-Khader town.
Elsewhere, The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinians in the West Bank district of Nablus and Tubas.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to a number of interrogation facilities, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, July 5, 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.