Monday, December 4, 2006

IDF troops on the n. Gaza border shoot, wound a Palestinian shepherd grazing his flock nr. the border fence. In the West Bank, the IDF sends an undercover unit into Tulkarm to arrest wanted AMB mbr. ‘Anan Ya’ish, wounding and capturing Ya’ish, fatally shooting 1 Palestinian bystander, wounding a 2d; conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Hebron and in ‘Askar r.c., ‘Azun, Balata r.c., Bethlehem (arresting Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine [PFLP] politburo mbr. Mahmud Fannun). Jewish settlers fr. Haggai uproot 100 Palestinian olive trees in nearby Qalqas. (WP 12/5; OCHA 12/6; PCHR 12/7)