Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday October, 31, 2016.
Palestinian policeman killed by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank, meanwhile army bulldozers destroy lands in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Mohamed Turkman, 25, was killed on Monday evening when Israeli soldiers manning a checkpoint just outside the central west Bank city of Ramallah opened fire at him.
Israeli sources said that Turkman was shot dead by Israeli soldiers after he opened fire at them, injuring three, at military checkpoint near the illegal Israeli settlement of Beit Eil just outside Ramallah.
One soldier sustained moderate wounds, while the other two were lightly wounded, Israeli sources reported. The Israeli army announced Ramallah district a closed military checkpoint and closed all roads leading in or out of the city.
According to media sources Turkman is from Jenin district in northern West Bank and work as a police gourd in the Palestinian parliament building in Ramallah city.
Israeli troops invaded Palestinian business and coffee shops close to the checkpoint and confiscated security camera videos. Clashes erupted between local youth and soldiers who fired tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets. Up until the time of this report no injuries were reported.
In other news, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several areas in the occupied West Bank, searched homes and interrogated many Palestinians before kidnapping eleven.
Moreover, Israeli bulldozers from the Leshem settlement, on Monday, leveled lands west of Salfit, in the northern occupied West Bank, while Israeli forces confiscated farming equipment in the nearby Tubas city.
Elsewhere, Israeli bulldozers, on Monday morning carried out a limited incursion into the Khan Younis region of the southern Gaza Strip.
Four army bulldozers launched a limited incursion into eastern Al-Khuza’a town, to the east of Khan Younis, entering 50 meters into the Strip. Bulldozers then started leveling lands, news sources reported.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, October, 31, 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.