Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, October, 11, 2016.
Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian, injuries ten others and demolish a home during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Israeli soldiers fatally shot, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after the army invaded the town, and clashed with many youngsters who hurled stones at their vehicles.
Ali Shiokhi, 20, was shot with a live round in his Pelvis; he bled to death as the medics were unable to move him to the hospital due to the extensive military siege on the town.
The Palestinian was a former political prisoner who was only released from an Israeli detention center earlier this year, after being held for 15 months. His funeral was held just two hours after his death, with the participation of dozens of residents. Clashes took place in Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan, and the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated steel bullets, and live rounds.
The soldiers closed the neighborhood, attacked dozens of residents and cars, before invading and ransacking many homes belonging to members of the al-Abbassi family. The Red Crescent in Jerusalem said its ambulances and medics were repeatedly stopped by the army, and that one of its ambulances was searched eight times by the soldiers who invaded Silwan.
Earlier on Tuesday, dozens of soldiers, police and security officers invaded the building owned by Misbah Abu Sbeih’s family, before breaking into its four apartments, and detained all women in one room, preventing them from speaking even among each other. Misbah Abu Sbeih, was killed on Sunday by Israel army and police fire after carrying out a fatal shooting attack in which an Israeli police officer and an Israeli woman were killed.
Elsewhere, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Beit Forik town, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished an apartment of an imprisoned Palestinian, believed to be behind a shooting attack that led to the death of two Israeli settlers last year. During the invasion, the soldiers clashed with dozens of Palestinians and injured at least ten.
Medical sources said dozens of residents, including many children, suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, and received the needed treatment, while one of them was moved to a hospital, after suffering moderate wounds.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday, October, 11, 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.