Saturday, March 8, 2014

Off the coast of the Gaza Strip nr. Jabaliya, Israeli naval vessels open fire on Palestinian fishermen, causing no damage or injuries. In the West Bank, IDF troops raid Yabad village nr. Jenin and residents respond by throwing stones. During the clashes, 1 Palestinian is wounded by a tear gas canister. During a protest in Yatta, nr. Hebron, over the confiscation of land, an Israeli military vehicle strikes a Palestinian child, seriously injuring her. The IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in Nablus and Balata r.c. at night; patrols in 2 villages nr. Ramallah in the morning, in Hebron, and 1 village each. Jenin and Qalqilya in the afternoon, and in 1 village and al-Fawar r.c. nr. Hebron, and 1 village nr. Qalqilya at night. (MNA 3/8; PCHR 3/13)