Monday, September 3, 2018

Israeli forces shoot and kill a Palestinian at a checkpoint north of Hebron after he allegedly attempts to stab one of them. No Israelis are injured during the incident. Elsewhere in the West Bank, Israeli forces demolish a Palestinian residential structure on the outskirts of Yatta near Hebron. Israeli settlers open fire on a Palestinian home in Burqa village near Nablus, causing damage. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces demolish 4 Palestinian homes in al-Walaja near Bethlehem, sparking clashes with residents who barricaded themselves inside the homes; 10 Palestinians are injured. Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops shoot and injure a Palestinian minor along the border fence near Khan Yunis in unclear circumstances. In northern Israel, Israeli forces demolish a Palestinian home in Manshiyet Zabda village. (HA, HA, JP, MNA, MNA, TOI, TOI, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, YA 9/3; MNA, MNA 9/4)

A group of Israeli farmers files a formal complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague against Hamas for allegedly facilitating the wave of incendiary kite and balloon attacks that damaged approximately 7,000 acres of Israeli farmlands earlier this year. (JP, TOI 9/3)