Sunday, May 6, 2018

Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops shoot and kill 3 Palestinians allegedly attempting to cross into Israel near Khan Yunis. The IDF accuses the men of attempting to damage “security infrastructure.” Later, IDF troops shoot and injure another Palestinian approaching the border fence near Khan Yunis. In the West Bank, IDF troops conduct raids in Bayt Umar near Hebron overnight, arresting 3 Palestinians and sparking clashes; 1 Palestinian is injured. They arrest 12 Palestinians during additional late-night raids near Salfit, Bethlehem, Hebron, and Bethlehem; arrest 1 Palestinian at the Qalandia checkpoint when she is found with a knife in her bag; and patrol in and around Qalqilya and Hebron. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrest 2 Palestinians during raids in Issawiyya. (HA, JP, TOI, WAFA, YA 5/6; MNA 5/7; PCHR 5/10)