Saturday, March 27, 2010

Overnight, the IDF bulldozes 31 d. of agricultural and 1 Palestinian home e. of Khan Yunis in the area where clashes occurred on 3/26; by midday, the IDF withdraws tanks and armored bulldozers sent into s. Gaza on 3/26. In the morning, unidentified Palestinians fire 2 Qassam rockets toward Israel; 1 lands inside Gaza and the other in an open area inside Israel, neither causing injuries; Israel does not immediately respond. In the West Bank, the IDF conducts late-night arrest raids, house searches in Nablus. (JP, YA 3/27; OCHA, PCHR 4/1)