News, March 2008
Palestinian Killed, 2 Injured, 9 Kidnapped by Israeli Occupation Forces and Settlers
Palestinian killed by settlers gunfire near Ramallah
Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah city, north of Jerusalem, stated on Monday evening that one Palestinian resident was shot and killed by Israeli setters gunfire near Ramallah.
The sources identified the slain resident as Ali Mohammad Kharroub, 22, from Haris village, near the West Bank city of Salfit.
Palestinian security sources reported that extremist settlers of Shiloh settlement opened fire at Kharroub as he was walking on a sand road, near Tomor Ayya village, north of Ramallah.
The sources described the assault as “a cold blooded crime” adding that no clashes were reported in the area and that the settlers had no reason to open fire at the resident.
Meanwhile, Israeli sources claimed that Kharroub was shot and killed after he attempted to attack settlers north of Ramallah.
After the resident was killed, extremist settlers attacked dozens of Palestinian vehicles on the main road linking between Nablus and Qalqilia, especially near Qadumim settlement.
Israeli media sources claimed that the Palestinian attacked two Israeli hitchhikers and attempted to stab them with a 20-cm knife, but one of the Israelis pulled out his personal weapon and killed the Palestinian man.
Israeli medical sources reported no injuries among the settlers and that the Palestinian man was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Israeli army launched a probe into the incident, but the police spokesperson said that the shooting was carried out in self defense, Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported.
Israeli occupation army wounds two Palestinians in southern Gaza
Monday March 31, 2008 12:16 by Rami Almeghari - IMEMC & Agencies
Two Palestinians have been reportedly moderately
wounded early on Monday as the Israeli soldiers, stationed to the south
of Gaza Strip, opened fire at them.
Monday March 31, 2008 13:41 by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News
Eight Palestinian civilians were kidnapped by the
Israeli army on Monday during Israeli army pre-dawn invasions targeting
several parts of the West Bank.
Israeli occupation forces
kidnapped a Palestinian teenager at a checkpoint near the West Bank city
of Ramallah on Monday.
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