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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, November, 3, 2016.

Two Palestinians killed, 24 four others kidnapped as Israeli troops invade West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.

Ma’an Abu Qare’, 23, was killed on Thursday evening after soldiers shoot him at a bus stop near the illegal Israeli settlement of Offer north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Abu Qare’ is from the village of Al Mazra’a Al Gharbiyah near Ramallah, he was seen on the ground bleeding while Israeli troops did not provide him with medical care or allow Palestinian medics to reach him, local sources reported. Up until the time of this report the circumstances of his death remains unknown.

On Thursday midday Palestinian medical sources announced that Ra’ed Hijah, 38, died of wounds he sustained during the 2002 Israeli invasion targeting the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

Hijah was shot by Israeli army gunfire in his head and hand in addition he inhaled high toxic gas which lead to him losing his ability to walk, and talk was admitted to Nablus hospital until he was pronounced dead on Thursday, medical sources reported.

Staying in Nablus, a teenage female student was injured in the head, many others were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation when Israeli troops attacked school students on their way home on midday Thursday. Clashed erupted between the invading troops and students. Arij Rabee 15 was moved to Nablus city hospital after sustaining light wounds.

Moreover, The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped overnight and at dawn Thursday, 24 Palestinians, including eight family members, and a journalist, in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, November, 3, 2016, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.