Sunday, April 25, 2004

The IDF fires on stone-throwing Palestinians in Nablus, wounding 9; conducts arrest raids on Hebron University campus; fires on residential areas in Hebron, Khan Yunis; conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Hebron. Palestinian gunmen fire on Israeli border police patrol nr. Hebron, killing 1 border policeman, wounding 2; critically wound an Israeli Arab security guard at an industrial site outside Efrat settlement. The AMB announces that it has executed a suspected Palestinian collaborator it kidnapped on 4/24 outside Jerusalem. Dozens of Jewish settlers fr. Yitzhar, escorted by IDF soldiers, rampage through the neighboring Palestinian village of Ourif, firing on homes, burning olive trees. (NYT, WT 4/26; VOP 4/26 in WNC 4/28; PR 4/28; VOP 4/28 in WNC 4/30; PCHR 4/29; PR 5/5)