Friday, July 3, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli military authorities ban fishing off Gaza Strip indefinitely [FJ 8/12].

Military Action

Arab World: Israeli fighter jets attack Biqa' Valley villa owned by Lebanese Information Minister Joseph Skaf; 13 are wounded; villa houses families of Syrian Social Nationalist party fighters [LAT 7/4]. SLA troops kill 2 frogmen allegedly trying to infiltrate Israel; 3d member of team is picked up by Amal militiamen near Tyre coast; Hebrew-language pamphlets carried by the frogmen identified them as members of al-Sa'iqah [BG 7/5; FJ 7/12]. Amal militias detain more than 100 Palestinians in raid near Tyre [FJ 7/12].