Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Israeli naval vessels fire on Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast w. of Bayt Lahiya, seriously wounding 1 fisherman. In the West Bank, the IDF demolishes the top floor of an apartment building in Bayt Safafa nr. East Jerusalem for being built without a permit, displacing 7 Palestinians; conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches in ‘Askar r.c., and nr. Hebron, Jenin, Qalqilya, Tulkarm. (OCHA 3/24; PCHR 3/19)