Thursday, June 9, 2005

The IDF temporarily detains, roughs up 9 PA security officers in Hebron; sends troops into Tulkarm, fires on residential areas, wounding 1 in response to gunfire at a Palestinian wedding. 15 militant Jewish settler families take over a vacant Gaza hotel in Neve Dekalim settlement, threaten to use it as a base to resist disengagement implementation. PA security forces cracking down on the carrying of weapons in public stop 2 Palestinian Resistance Comm. (PRC) mbrs. driving in Gaza, fire on their car when they refuse to get out and permit a search, and instead drive away; 1 PRC mbr. is wounded. (WT 6 /10; VOP 6/10 in WNC 6/11; NYT 6/12; PCHR 6/16)