Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, Tuesday, September, 13, 2016.
Israeli troops kidnap five civilians during invasions targeting West Bank communities and issue traffic tickets to Palestinian drivers. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, three young Palestinian men, reportedly after they hurled stones and paint on a settlement bus, near the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
The army said the bus’s windshield shattered, and became covered with paint, and that the three detained Palestinians “are the ones who carried out the attack.”
The army claimed that the three “planned to cause the bus to crash,” by making the driver lose control, after becoming unable to see through the windshield.
Later on Tuesday afternoon, Israeli troops kidnapped a Palestinian youth and confiscated his motorcycle at a military checkpoint located near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
Residents said that soldiers also wort the youth a traffic ticket, and later stopped more Palestinian cars searched them and issued a number of drivers traffic tickets.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday night, a young Palestinian man at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers stopped and searched dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards, and kidnapped the Palestinian.
In other news, scores of residents joined family members and friends at the funeral of Mustafa Nimer, who was killed last Friday by Israeli troops during a military invasion targeting Shufat refugee camp near Jerusalem.
Nimer was killed when Israeli soldiers opened fire at a car he was in along with his brother-in-law Ali as they driving back home during a military invasion. The Israeli army accused them of trying to ram soldiers with their car. Later CCTV cameras and eyewitnesses proved that soldier opened fire at the car for no reason forcing the Israeli army to change their story and accused Ali, who was driving the car that he was driving under the influence of Alcohol. No proof by the army was every presented.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, September, 13, 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.