Monday, May 26, 2003

The IDF redeploys forces fr. Tulkarm, ending a 2-day operation; fires on stonethrowers in Bayt Furik (injuring 5), Qarawat Bani Zayd (killing an 11-yr.-old Palestinian); fires on 2 Palestinian teenagers who attempt to sneak across the Gaza border into Israel to look for work, killing 1, capturing the other; demolishes 2 Palestinian homes in Dayr al-Balah, 2 in Hebron, 1 in Bayt Hanina; bulldozes 34 dunams in Dayr al-Balah; conducts arrest raids in Khan Yunis, Tamun, Tubas. (HP 5/26; YA 5/26 in WNC 5/27; HA, NYT, WT 5/27; LAW, PCHR 5/29; HA 6/14)