Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An Israeli civilian shoots and kills a Palestinian and seriously injures a 2d outside his home nr. Netanya, Israel. An Israeli police spokesperson says that the man opened fire when he saw the 2 men in his yard carrying tools that could be used to break into his house. In the West Bank, IDF troops conduct raids in Tuqu‘ village nr. Bethlehem, interrogating the family of the Palestinian driver killed on 7/10. They tell the family that his body will be returned only if the village remains calm. Later in the day, thousands of Palestinian mourners march through the village for his funeral. Separately, IDF troops conduct raids in Dura village, arresting 2 Palestinians. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces demolish a 4-story building under construction in Issawiyya, and open fire on a Palestinian vehicle driving erratically in Shu‘fat r.c., causing damage but no injuries (the driver is arrested). (MNA, WAFA 7/11; PCHR 7/13)

A senior Hamas official says that the Hamas delegation that went to Cairo on 7/2 has returned after reaching a number of new agreements with Egyptian officials. “The coming days will see improvements in power and fuel supplies in the Gaza Strip,” he says, without providing any details about the agreements. (MNA 7/11)