Friday, February 3, 2006

Palestinians fire 3 rockets fr. Gaza into Israel, 1 of which hits a mobile home, injuring 3 Israelis, including a 7 mo. old, 2 of which hit an industrial park, damaging a desalinization complex. IDF fires some 50 artillery shells the n. Gaza no-go zone in response, causing no damage or injuries. The IDF also enters Dahaysha r.c. and fires on residential areas; conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Bethlehem, Nablus. Jewish settlers fr. Teena nr. Hebron chase away 2 Palestinian shepherds grazing nearby, fire on their sheep, killing 3. Jewish settlers fr. Bnei Heifer nr. Hebron beat a Palestinian grazing cattle nearby. Unidentified Palestinian gunmen (suspected to be PA security officers) kidnap a Hamas mbr. in Khan Yunis (see 2/2). (WP 2/4; HA 2/5; PCHR 2/9)