Sunday, February 11, 2007

IDF troops on the central Gaza border nr. Dayr al-Balah fire on Palestinian shepherds who stray nr. the border fence, wounding 1. In the West Bank, the IDF releases 15 Palestinian schoolchildren detained outside Bethlehem on 2/10; fire on Palestinians holding a peaceful march nr. Hebron to protest Israel’s construction at the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount, wounding 2. Jewish settlers fr. Kiryat Arba under IDF escort plant on nearby Palestinian land, apparently with the intention of eventually annex the area to the settlement. A Jewish settler fires on Palestinian children throwing stones at his car nr. Hebron, wounding 1 Palestinian bystander. (OCHA 2/14; PCHR 2/15)