An injured Palestinian is being carried away with a stretcher after Israeli forces’s intervention during “Great March of Return” demonstration, at the European Hospital in Khan Yunis, Gaza on 8 March, 2019
Two Palestinians were reportedly injured by Israeli gunfire early Sunday in the Gaza Strip, according to local residents, Anadolu Agency has reported.
Israeli soldiers opened fire on two youths near the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip, the residents said.
A Palestinian medical source said the two sustained moderate injuries and were rushed to hospital for treatment.
There was no comment from the Israeli military on the report.
GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM — Two Palestinian young men suffered bullet injuries on Sunday morning during their presence in a border area to the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip.
A Palestinian reporter said that Israeli soldiers opened fire from watchtowers behind the security fence at two young men during their presence in the area between al-Qarrara and New Abasan, east of Khan Younis.
One of the young man suffered a bullet injury in his belly while the other was injured in one of his legs. The two wounded youths were transferred to the European Gaza Hospital.
A Palestinian shepherd was injured on Saturday after being attacked by Israeli settlers in Khillat Hamad village near Tubas.
Local sources told the PIC reporter that the shepherd Rabi’ Awwad suffered bruises after he was violently beaten up by Israeli settlers.
Human rights worker Aref Daraghmeh said that a group of Israeli settlers in the afternoon chased Palestinian shepherds in Khillat Hamad and assaulted one of them.
Daraghmeh said that the Israeli occupation is attempting to annex Khillat Hamad, which is mostly covered by privately-owned Palestinian farmlands, to a nearby settlement built illegally on other Palestinian lands.
Hordes of Israeli settlers on Saturday broke into a Palestinian home in Kafr Laqif village in Qalqilya and placed an Israel flag on its rooftop.
Local sources told the PIC reporter that Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron stormed the house of the Palestinian citizen Amin Jaber in the afternoon.
The settlers deployed in large numbers in the area and placed an Israel flag on the rooftop of the house before they withdrew.
There are about 427 random settler outposts in the West Bank and Jerusalem covering 47% of their total area. Nearly 800,000 Israelis live in these outposts and carry out attacks on the Palestinian citizens and their properties on a daily basis.
The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, ten Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank.
The PPS said the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Hebron governorate, in southern West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians, identified as Mohannad Abdul-Hamid Abu Mariya, 19, Ala’ Sadem Sleibi, 28, Yasser Jihad Abu Dayya, 17, and Mos’ab Zghayyar.
It added that the soldiers also abducted Mo’taz Rajabi, Lu’ay Rajabi and Omar Bassem Zghayyar, from occupied East Jerusalem.
In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers abducted Ibrahim Khaled Misfir.
Furthermore, the soldiers abducted Na’im Salah, from the al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem.
In Tulkarem, in northern West Bank, the soldiers abducted Monther Aziziya.
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian siblings in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.
The Quds News Network has reported that the soldiers abducted Zidan Sharabati, and his brother, Mofeed, from Shuhada Street, in Hebron city.
In related news, the soldiers closed many roads near Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, before stopping and searching dozens of cars, and interrogated many Palestinians while inspecting their ID cards. The army said Palestinian youngsters hurled stones at a settler’s car, causing damage.