Tuesday, June 28, 2005

The IDF fatally shoots a Palestinian allegedly attempting to plant a roadside bomb outside Morag; conducts arrest raids, house searches in Hebron and nr. Bethlehem, Tulkarm. In al-Mawasi, Jewish settlers attack several Palestinian homes, seize 1, clash with Palestinians, leaving 1 Jewish settler injured; the IDF intervenes, removes the settlers; later the settlers return, throw stones at Palestinians, attempt to run them down, causing no injuries. Also in Gaza, Jewish settlers attack a car carrying 3 Palestinian journalists, lightly injuring them. Islamic Jihad fires 2 rockets at Sederot, causing no damage or injuries. PA Atty. Gen. Hussein Abu Assi says that he has instructed police to detain more than 5 fmr. PA officials on charges of misuse of public funds. Some fmr. officials may have to be extradited fr. Arab countries. (IMEMC, JAZ, REU 6/28; HA, IMEMC, XIN 6/29; PHRC 6/30)