Sunday, April 19, 2020

In the West Bank, Israeli forces raided Kafr Qaddum, leading to clashes with Palestinians; 3 were injured by live ammunition and others suffered tear-gas related injuries. 2 Palestinians were arrested during late-night raids in and around Hebron. In East Jerusalem, 1 was arrested during a late-night raid in Silwan. Off the coast of Gaza, Israeli naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen west of Gaza City, causing damage to a boat, but no injuries were reported. In Gaza, Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian farmers working their lands east of Khan Yunis; no injuries were reported. (WAFA, WAFA 4/19; PCHR 4/23)