Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, September, 22, 2016.
Israeli troops invade West Bank communities, injuries one youth and kidnap at least two dozen civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Thursday at dawn, a young Palestinian man, and kidnapped at least one, after the army and settlers invaded the eastern area of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.
Media sources in Nablus said fourteen Israeli buses, and many army vehicles invaded the city, and headed towards Joseph’s Tomb, east of Nablus.
Clashes took place between the soldiers and many local youngsters, who hurled stones and empty bottles at the invading vehicles, while the soldiers fired life rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades.
One Palestinian was shot with an exploding bullet in his leg, and was moved to a hospital in Nablus, suffering a moderate injury, while many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
Also, a large number of wood boards were burnt after a number of Israeli gas bombs, and concussion grenades, were fired into a carpentry workshop.
Moreover, The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, 27 Palestinians, including a young woman, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.
In other news, The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that detainee Malek Al-Qadi, who ended his 70-day hunger strike, on Wednesday, after reaching an agreement for ending his Administrative Detention, and setting a date for his release, will be sent home in two weeks after completing recovery an Israeli hospital.
The committee stated that Malek Al-Qadi is a free man, but will remain in intensive care at the Wolfson Israeli Medical, due to the near-death condition he reached during his strike.
It added that the physicians at the medical center advised against transferring him to another hospital, as this could seriously pose further health complications, and that he and his family agreed with the decision.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, September, 22, 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.