Tuesday, March 6, 2018

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers open fire on a Palestinian construction crew working near Nablus. They cause minor injuries, destroy an excavating tool, and spark minor clashes between Palestinians and IDF troops in the area; 3 Palestinians are injured. An Israeli settler driver allegedly attempts to ram a Palestinian human rights worker near Hebron. Meanwhile, IDF troops arrest 2 Palestinians during latenight raids near Ramallah and Nablus, and patrol near Bethlehem, Hebron, and Nablus. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces demolish a cement wall and a carwash in Silwan. Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops open fire on Palestinian farmlands near Gaza City, causing no damage or injuries. (MNA, WAFA 3/6; PCHR 3/8; PCHR 3/15)