Saturday, March 18, 2000

In Gaza, PA police detain an IDF jeep escorting a convoy of settlers through Netzarim junction, claiming it cut off a Palestinian car. After intervention by senior officers, the jeep is allowed to pass. Israel files a complaint with the PA, noting that PA-Israeli security agmts. forbid Palestinian vehicles to cut into an Israeli convoy. (Hatzofe 3/19 in WNC 3/21)