Wednesday, October 26, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Gaza Strip a general strike is observed [FJ 10/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Khan Yunis 3-year-old Palestinian dies after exposure to tear gas. In Nablus 4 Palestinians are wounded during clashes with Israeli soldiers. In Bayt Furik troops shoot, injure 4 Palestinians. Houses are sealed or destroyed in Khan Yunis, Rafah [FJ 10/30].

Arab World: Israeli warplanes strike Palestinian bases in south Lebanon killing at least 15 people, wounding 40 more. The South Lebanon Army attacks Sunni Moslem militia near Sidon, kills 4 people [WP 10/27].