Saturday, September 3, 2016

In the West Bank, IDF troops arrest 5 Palestinians and issue 1 arrest summons during raids and house searches nr. Nablus, Ramallah, and Hebron; and patrol nr. Jenin, Hebron, and Salfit throughout the day. Along Gaza’s border, IDF troops arrest a Palestinian attempting to cross into Israel nr. al-Bureij r.c. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats nr. Bayt Lahiya, causing no injuries or damage. (MNA, WAFA 9/3; PCHR 9/8)

The Egyptian authorities open the Rafah border crossing for humanitarian cases passing in both directions. They plan to open it again on 9/4. (OCHA 9/8)