Monday, August 29, 2011

A 21-yr.-old Palestinian fr. Nablus enters Israel, steals a taxi in Tel Aviv, and drives it into a police checkpoint outside a popular nightclub, then stabs several bystanders before being subdued by police; the PA condemns the attack. Unidentified Palestinians fire a Qassam rocket fr. Gaza into Israel, causing no damage or injuries. In Gaza, a 13-yr.-old Palestinian boy dies of injuries sustained in an IDF drone strike on 8/21. In the West Bank, the IDF patrols in 2 villages nr. Jericho, 1 each nr. Ramallah and Tulkarm. (YA 8/29; NYT 8/30; PCHR 9/8; OCHA 9/9)