Sunday, April 3, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Sec. of State Shultz arrives in Jerusalem [WP 4/4]. Palestinian shot in Yatta clash 3/30 dies in Ramallah hospital [WP 4/4]. Al-Sha'b reports 300 cars have been confiscated in Gaza because owners do not have insurance; insurance offices are closed [FJ 4/10].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In 'Askar refugee camp Palestinian is electrocuted, killed when Israeli soldiers force him to remove Palestinian flag from electric power line. Another Palestinian is killed in Tulkarm; army claims youth was electrocuted while trying to hang flag from power line; Palestinians allege soldiers shot him dead after he hung flag [WP, NYT 4/4]. Violent protests erupt in Tulkarm following funeral; military imposes curfew. Demonstrations break out in several Gaza Strip locations [FJ 4/10]. In al-Birah, soldiers force Palestinian to lie in road and bury him underocks; Palestinian is rescued 30 minutes later [FJ 4/17].