Wednesday, December 30, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Gazan demonstrator wounded in earlier violence dies. Bomb in Christmas card explodes, injuring 2 Israelis; at least 7 other card bombs were sent from same address. Trials continue for Palestinians charged in connection with recent rioting in W. Bank and Gaza Strip [WP 12/31]. Israel renews JEC's concession for 12 years; JEC directors appoint Muhammad 'Ali al-Husayni chairman [FJ 1/3].

Arab World: PLF claims responsibility for 12/25 Jordan Valley attack [FBIS 12/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF patrol kills Palestinian youth trying to cross border into Jordan [WP, FBIS 12/31].