Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, November, 9, 2016.
A man dies of earlier wounds after being shot by Israeli soldiers, meanwhile army tanks invade Gaza farmlands. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Medical sources have reported that a Palestinian man, died on Wednesday morning, from very serious wounds he suffered in 1992, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the head, during a military invasion into the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank.
The sources said the Palestinian, Ahmad Mustafa Zeid, 44, was shot in the head from a very close range, as he was leaving a local mosque in the refugee camp; he was only 17 years of age at the time of his injury.
The bullet struck him in the head leading to a traumatic brain injury, and instantly paralyzing him, in addition to causing several ongoing complications until died from his wounds at a hospital in Ramallah.
Also on Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers shot, and seriously injured, a young Palestinian man after he reportedly attempted to stab a soldier in an area between Za’tara and Huwwara military roadblocks, in the northern West Bank district of Nablus.
The Palestinian Red Crescent said the wounded Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Amer, 32, from Tulkarem, in the northern part of the West Bank. It added that its medics managed to provide the Palestinian with the urgently needed medical attention, before an Israeli military ambulance took him to a hospital.
An eyewitness said that the Palestinian man trying to cross the road, before the soldiers became suspicious of his movements, and opened fire on him.
In other news, The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Wednesday, twenty-two Palestinians, including a journalist, during invasions and home searches targeting different parts of the occupied West Bank. Ten of those kidnapped were taken from the southern West Bank district of Hebron.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and demolished a carwash building, after surrounding and isolating the entire area.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) stated that the soldiers invaded the area, after isolating it since early dawn hours, and demolished the carwash building, that was built more than 4.5 years ago, and that the demolition was conducted without a prior notice.
Elsewhere, Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded, on Wednesday morning, Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, amidst sporadic gunfire to force the residents out of their lands.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Wednesday, November, 9, 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.