Saturday, January 18, 2020

In the West Bank, an Israeli settler was attacked and moderately injured in a knife attack in the Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron; a Palestinian teen suspect was arrested. Earlier in the day, Israeli settlers from the Kiryat Arba settlement, with Israeli force escort, had thrown stones and bottles at Palestinian-owned homes in Hebron. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian woman near the Damascus Gate for carrying a knife. In Gaza, Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian farmlands on 3 separate occasions east of Khan Yunis; no injuries were reported. (HA, HA, WAFA, WAFA 1/18; PCHR 1/23)