Thursday, April 28, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: General strike is observed in occupied territories [FJ 5/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Ramallah district village of Kafr Malik, soldiers use live ammunition to break up protesting crowd; bystander is killed. Demonstrations are also reported in Nablus-region village of Salim, Hebron, Duhayshah camp, and Shuwaykah village, near Tulkarm. In Gaza Strip's Jabalya refugee camp, residents attack military post. At least 30 are injured in clashes in the strip [FJ 5/1].

Arab World: Israeli troops raid several villages on slopes of S. Lebanon's Mt. Hermon, arresting 13 [NYT 5/1].