Monday, April 3, 2006

IDF undercover units raid an apartment building in Bethlehem and assassinate AMB West Bank cmdr. Ra’id Ubayyat, wounding and detaining his roommate. The IDF also sends troops into Qalandia r.c., fires on residential areas, killing a 5-yr.-old Palestinian boy; patrols in Jenin; conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Tulkarm and in and around Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus. The AMB fires a rocket fr. Gaza into Israel in response, causing no damage or injuries. The IDF also fatally shoots a stone-throwing 13-yr.-old Palestinian nr. Qalandia r.c.; arrests 5 unarmed Palestinians attempting to sneak into Israel fr. Gaza to find work; conducts arrest raids in Qalqilya. (IMEMC, XIN 4/3; VOP 4/3 in WNC 4/4; PCHR 4/6)