Saturday, September 2, 2017

In the West Bank, IDF troops shoot, injure, and arrest an elderly Palestinian at a checkpoint outside Ni‘lin, allegedly on suspicion that she is planning a stabbing attack. No knife is found on her person. Separately, IDF troops arrest a Palestinian woman at a checkpoint near Qalqilya claiming she neglected to obey an order to stop approaching them, and patrol near Qalqilya and Nablus during the day. Armed Palestinians open fire on an Israeli vehicle driving near Ramallah, causing no damage or injuries. In East Jerusalem, Palestinian youths throw stones at Israeli soldiers in Silwan, sparking minor clashes; 1 Palestinian is injured. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats near Jabaliya refugee camp on 2 separate occasions, causing no damage or injuries. (MNA, TOI 9/2; PCHR 9/14)