Saturday, October 17, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinians in W. Bank and Gaza Strip observe general strike to protest visit of U.S. Sec. of State George Shultz [FJ 10/18]. In Jerusalem, close to 30 members of Kach movement clash with al-Aqsa guards when group attempts to enter mosque [FJ 10/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: At military checkpoint in Nusayrat area of Gaza Strip, 4 Palestinians are shot, wounded when their car skids into checkpoint booth; Palestinians claim they were unable to stop in time due to rainy conditions [FJ 10/18].