Scores of Palestinians Injured, Dozens Kidnapped
by Israeli Occupation Soldiers in Gaza and the West Bank
January 30, 2016
Several Palestinians suffered injuries during clashes with
Israeli occupation soldiers in Yabad town, January 29, 2016
Thousands march in the funeral of the Qassam fighters who died
in a collapsed tunnel, January 29, 2016
Eight Palestinians Injured In Gaza by Israeli Occupation
Saturday January 30, 2016 02:12 by IMEMC & Agencies
Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported, Friday, that at
least eight Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation army fire,
during clashes in different areas, close to the border fence in the Gaza
Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health
Ministry in Gaza, said seven Palestinians were shot, including one who
suffered a serious injury.
He added that clashes took place in
the al-Farahin area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the
Gaza Strip, in addition to areas close to Nahal Oz crossing, east of
Gaza, and Erez (Beit Hanoun) Terminal in the northern part of the Gaza
The soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired
dozens of live rounds and gas bombs on the protesters, who hurled stones
and empty bottles.
In related news, a Palestinian farmer was
shot in his farmland, east of the Eastern Graveyard, in the northern
part of the Gaza Strip.
Medical sources said the soldiers shot
the farmer in his leg as he was working on his land, and that he was
moved to the Indonesian Hospital, suffering a moderate injury.
Israeli occupation soldiers storm Yabad town, attack
January 30, 2016, JENIN, (PIC)--
Several Palestinians suffered injuries during clashes with Israeli
occupation soldiers on Friday evening in Yabad town, south of Jenin
Local sources told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC)
that the confrontations started after an Israeli military force invaded
the town and embarked on harassing its residents.
They added that
the events were concentrated in al-Nab'ah area in the town, during which
the invading troops intensively fired stun and tear gas grenades at
local young men.
The sources affirmed that the local young men
forced the soldiers to leave the area and withdraw to al-Sahal street,
which the Israeli army had turned into a military post over a month ago.
Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers on the same day physically assaulted
four Palestinian young men near al-Jalama crossing, north of Jenin.
The PIC was told that soldiers at the crossing detained and
severally beat four young men near the crossing as they were herding
them together into a nearby military post.
76 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli occupation
forces in Gaza and occupied territories
January 30, 2016, RAMALLAH, (PIC)--
76 Palestinians suffered different injuries on Friday during clashes
with Israeli occupation soldiers and policemen in different flashpoint
areas in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jerusalem, according to
different media sources.
In Gaza, the clashes, which took place
in different border areas to the east and north, led to the injury of
seven young men, one of them seriously.
In the West Bank and
Jerusalem, Palestinian young men clashed with Israeli military and
security forces in 12 areas in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem,
al-Khalil, Qalqiliya and Salfit.
Red Crescent sources said that
the violent events in the West Bank and Jerusalem led to the injury of
69 young men, 21 of them were wounded from either live or rubber bullets
and 47 others suffered from inhaling tear gas.
reported that one Israeli soldier suffered an injury during the clashes
in Issawiya district in east Jerusalem.
They said that the
soldiers was injured in a Molotov cocktail attack on a military vehicle.
Gazan farmer injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza
January 30, 2016, GAZA, (PIC)--
One Palestinian farmer was injured on Friday evening when the Israeli
occupation forces (IOF) opened fire at an agricultural area, north of
the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses told Quds Press that that Israeli
soldiers opened machinegun fire from watchtowers near Beit Hanoun (Erez)
crossing, north of Gaza, at cultivated plots of lands, which caused one
of the farmers there to suffer a bullet injury.
affirmed that a farmer received treatment for a bullet injury in one of
In a separate incident, seven Palestinian young men on
Friday afternoon suffered bullet injuries during clashes with Israeli
soldiers in an eastern border area in Gaza, in the 17th week of al-Quds
A spokesman for the health ministry said
that one of the young men suffered a serious bullet injury in the head
and six others were wounded in their legs.
All the wounded were
admitted to al-Shifa hospital in Gaza.
Thousands march in the funeral of the Qassam fighters
January 29, 2016, GAZA, (PIC)--
Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched in Gaza on Friday afternoon
in the funeral procession of the seven Qassam Brigades fighters, who
died in a collapse of a tunnel they were fixing in a border area.
Groups of resistance fighters gathered near the family homes of the
martyrs before taking them to the Omari Mosque where Ismail Haneyya,
deputy political bureau chairman of Hamas, delivered the Friday Khutba
(sermon) then recited the final prayers for them
They were then
taken in a massive funeral to be laid to rest. Observers at the scene
estimated the number of those taking part in the procession to be at
around quarter of a million.
Civil defense crews had exerted big
efforts until they could retrieve the bodies from the collapsed tunnel
on Thursday night.
The Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas,
had mourned the death of the seven members of its elite force after the
tunnel they were maintaining collapsed over their heads due to bad
7 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli troops in dawn sweep
January 29, 2016, JENIN, (PIC)--
Seven Palestinians were kidnapped by the Israeli occupation forces
(IOF) at dawn Friday in mass abduction sweeps rocking the occupied West
Bank and Occupied Jerusalem.
Local sources said the IOF rolled
into Jenin province, in the northern occupied West Bank, and kidnapped
A PIC news reporter said the IOF stormed Jenin
at the crack of dawn and showered the city with randomly-shot spates of
bullet fire and teargas canisters.
The IOF further raked through
residential neighborhoods and wreaked havoc on the Jamal family home
before they summoned the house owner for questioning at the Salem
The same sources added that the assault fell in
line with the deployment of Palestinian Authority (PA) forces, loyal to
Mahmoud Abbas, across the city.
The Israeli occupation troops
also rolled into Jeninís southern town of Qabatiya and kidnapped the
youngster Ali Yussef Kameil after they ravaged his family home.
The IOF reportedly seized two civilian vehicles for public
transportation of the Volkswagen brand in Bertaa village, to southwest
of Jenin, and drove them to the 1948 Occupied Palestine without
specifying the reasons for the move.
Another young man was
kidnapped by the occupation troops after they broke into his family home
in Bethlehemís Duheisheh refugee camp.
Clashes reportedly burst
out in the area shortly afterwards.
The IOF also kidnapped a
Palestinian youth from Beit Awa town, in western al-Khalil.
IOF further stormed the Quds Open University, in Jerusalemís town of Abu
Dis, and wreaked havoc on the campus, sparking violent clashes with
The IOF attacked the Palestinian
protesters with heavy barrages of bullet fire.
Haneyya: Al-Qassam Brigades builds tunnels to defend Gaza
January 29, 2016, GAZA, (PIC)--
Deputy head of Hamas's political bureau Ismail Haneyya has said that
al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas has built tunnels to defend Gaza and use
them as starting points for the liberation of all of Palestine.
Haneyya made his remarks during his Friday Khutba (sermon) at al-Omari
Mosque, where tens of thousands of Palestinian citizens participated in
the funeral prayer held for the seven fighters of al-Qassam Brigades,
who died a couple of days ago inside a border tunnel.
stated that Gaza has made great victories and achievements despite its
modest capabilities, describing it as "unbreakable."
today, is bidding farewell to the martyrs of preparation and groundwork,
who worked underground and painted the path to liberation," the Hamas
He stressed that the truce with the Israeli
occupation was never for relaxation but rather for getting prepared and
possessing means of strength to confront the Israeli occupation forces
in any coming battle.
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