Monday, October 10, 2016

A Palestinian dies in a smuggling tunnel between Gaza and Egypt after being accidentally electrocuted. In the West Bank, IDF troops shoot and injure 2 Palestinians nr. Bethlehem in unclear circumstances. Meanwhile, Israeli troops deploy nr. a mosque n. of Bethlehem, sparking clashes with stone-throwing Palestinians; 3 Palestinians are injured and 10 are arrested. The IDF arrests 12 Palestinians during raids and house searches nr. Salfit and in and around Jenin; and patrols nr. Hebron during the day. Israeli forces demolish a small tool shop outside Yatta village nr. Hebron. Israeli settlers assault Palestinians harvesting olives nr. Nablus, causing no serious injuries, before smashing the windows and slashing the tires of their car. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces raid a school in the Old City, accusing several students of throwing glass at them from the school’s windows. Teachers and administrators block the Israeli troops from arresting their students. Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops open fire on Palestinian shepherds working nr. al-Bureij r.c., causing no injuries. Off Gaza’s coast late at night, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats nr. Jabaliya r.c., causing no damage or injuries. (EI, MNA 10/10; MNA, WAFA 10/11; HA 10/12; PCHR 10/13)