Sunday, November 12, 2006

In Gaza, the IDF shells an area outside Jabaliya used by Palestinians to launch rockets, killing a 14-yr.-old Palestinian, wounding 2 Palestinians; conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches in al-Shuka. In the West Bank, the IDF conducts arrest raids, house searches in ‘Ayn Bayt al-Ma’ r.c. and Hebron, nr. Bethlehem (searching the offices of al-Rua‘a TV), Jenin. An ailing Palestinian infant dies after the IDF delays his parents fr. crossing a Nablus checkpoint to reach a hospital for 2 hrs. Jewish settlers fr. Shim’a settlement nr. Hebron prevent Palestinians fr. harvesting their fields. A Palestinian wounded on 11/3 in Bayt Lahiya, a Palestinian militant wounded on 11/3 in Bayt Hanun, and a Palestinian teenager wounded on 11/6 in Jabaliya die. (OCHA 11/15; PCHR 11/16; OCHA 11/22)