Friday, January 12, 2001

Israeli-Palestinian clashes continue at a low level. Israel notes that in recent days Palestinian demonstrations and incidents of Palestinian gunfire and roadside bombs have decreased substantially. Nonetheless, 1 Palestinian, senior Fatah mbr. Shakir Hassouna, is fatally shot by IDF troops in Hebron. The IDF also shells residential areas of Khan Yunis; bulldozes agricultural land nr. Hebron. (MM 1/12; LAW, NYT 1/13; LAW 1/18; WP 1/24)