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 Latest Developments  -  Friday 10 November 2000
Web posted Saturday 2:30am (GMT+2), Ramallah, West Bank
September 2000 Clashes Information Center
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Clashes erupted throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip today,
with at least 300 Palestinians injured, and five Palestinians killed.
A strict Israeli imposed closure on the West Bank and Gaza
remains in place.  Bethlehem and Ramallah were sealed off by the
Israeli military this evening.  Many Palestinian cities have been
witness to regular nightly attacks by the Israeli military by heavy
machine gun fire, linked automatic 40mm 'launched' grenades, and
tank fire on residential areas.

Muhammad Ali Hamed, 23 years old from Jabaliya Refugee Camp
was shot and killed today by live ammunition to his head.

Usama Jamil (Sameer) Al Jerjawi, 17 years old from Jabaliya
Refugee Camp, was shot and killed today by live ammunition to his
chest.

Usama Mazen 'Azouqa, 15 years old from Jenin, was shot and
killed today by live ammunition to his head and heart. Iyad
Muhammad Al Fahmawi, 25 years old from Jenin, was shot and
killed today by live ammunition to his head

Raed Sa'di Jameel Al Muhtaseb, 25 years old from Hebron, was
killed this evening by heavy machine gun fire while in his car.

Clinically Dead Hani Abdallah Marzooq, 22 years old from Jenin,
was shot by live ammunition this afternoon and announced
clinically dead.
 

Bethlehem area
Heavy clashes erupted this afternoon following the funerals of
Ihsein Mohammad Salem Bayyat, 34 years old from Bethlehem,
who was killed yesterday after an Israeli attack helicopter fired
missiles at the car he was in, and Rahmeh Rashid Shaheen, 52
years old from Beit Sahour, Azizeh Mahmoud Danoun, 50 years
old from Beit Sahour, who were killed yesterday as a result of
injuries sustained from missile shrapnel.  At least 15 Palestinians
were injured from live ammunition in Bethlehem, Tqu, and Hossan.
Later in the afternoon, near Bilal Mosque (Rachel's Tomb),  an
Israeli soldier was injured and died later in hospital.

Gaza
Clashes erupted this afternoon following the funeral of Mahmoud
Kamel Shurrab, 14 years old from Khan Younis, who was shot and
killed yesterday by live ammunition to his back.  At the Beit
Hanoun Crossing, Muhammad Ali Hamed, 23 years old from
Jabaliya Refugee Camp,  was shot and killed today by live
ammunition to his head, with a further 17 Palestinians injured by
live ammunition.  In Khan Younis, at least 26 Palestinians were
injured, several of which are in critical condition, including:  Ibrahim
Abu Mustafa, 17 years old, shot by live ammunition to his
abdomen;  Ghasan Barbakh, 13 years old, shot by live ammunition
to his back;  Ahmad Abu Shahla, 16 years old, shot by live
ammunition to his abdomen.   This evening, the Israeli military
attacked residential areas in Khan Younis with heavy machine gun
fire and tanks.

At the Mentar Crossing, Usama Jamil (Sameer) Al Jerjawi, 17
years old from Jabaliya Refugee Camp, was shot and killed by live
ammunition to his chest.   At least 12 Palestinians were injured
from live ammunition, 3 of which are in critical condition, including:
Ibrahim Al Bul, 16 years old from Zayton, Gaza, shot by live
ammunition to his head, resulting in the loss of one eye; Rami
Harb, 20 years old from Al Sheikh Radwan, Gaza, shot by live
ammunition to his abdomen; and Khalil Kareera, 18 years old from
Shuja'iyeh, Gaza, shot by live ammunition to his chest.   Clashes
also occurred at Al Maghazi Refugee Camp, with 2 Palestinians
injured from live ammunition, Netzarim Junction, with 2
Palestinians injured from live ammunition, and Rafah, with 2
Palestinians injured from live ammunition

Jenin
Clashes erupted in Jenin this afternoon, particularly at the northern
entrance of the city near Al Jalameh, with at least 128 Palestinians
injured, several of which are in critical condition, and 3 of which are
in extremely critical condition.  Usama Mazen 'Azouqa, 15 years
old from Jenin, was shot and killed today by live ammunition to his
head and heart and Iyad Muhammad Al Fahmawi, 25 years old
from Jenin, was shot and killed today by live ammunition to his
head.  Hani Abdallah Marzooq, 22 years old from Jenin, was shot
by live ammunition this afternoon and announced clinically dead.
Clashes were also reported in Ya'bad and Seilat Al Thaher, where
an Israeli imposed curfew remains in place since yesterday.

Late in the evening, the Israeli military attacked residential areas
with heavy machine gun fire, tanks and missiles, from the nearby
Israeli settlements of Janim and Qadim.  Several Palestinians were
reported injured while in their homes, one of which is in extremely
critical condition.  Exchange of fire was later reported, with
intermittent shelling of Palestinian residential areas continuing at
the time of writing.

Ramallah
Clashes erupted this afternoon at the northern entrance of Al Bireh,
with at least 30 Palestinians injured, mostly from live ammunition.
In the afternoon, the Israeli military attacked nearby residential
areas with tanks, heavy machine gun fire, artillery and missiles.
More than 50 shells fell in the area and hit the Palestinian civil
administration building, the Palestinian Central Bureau of
Statistics, the Islamic Elementary School, and several housing
complexes and houses in the area.  One Israeli soldier was
reported to be lightly injured.

Late this evening, the Israeli military attacked again areas of Al
Bireh from the nearby Israeli settlement of Psgot with heavy
machine gun fire and tanks.  Attacks continue at the time of
writing.

Israeli settlers from the nearby Halamish settlement continued to
attack Palestinian farmers in Ramallah's surrounding villages,
preventing them from reaching their orchards.  Israeli settlers also
attacked villagers this afternoon from the village of Deir Nitham and
uprooted tens of olive trees from nearby orchards.

Jerusalem
Heavy clashes erupted this afternoon in Al Ram, Shufat Refugee
Camp, Qalandia Refugee Camp, 'Anata, Silwan, and 'Eizarieh, with
at least 10 Palestinians injured from live ammunition.  There were
numerous reports of Israeli soldiers severely beating Palestinian
residents in Jerusalem, 2 of which are in critical condition, Aref
Murshed Sbeih and Majdi Atlal, sustaining serious injuries to their
head after being beaten with batons and the backs of rifles.

Earlier this afternoon, an explosion was reported in East
Jerusalem, lightly injuring one Israeli soldier.

Hebron
Clashes erupted this afternoon in the city of Hebron, Sammou',
Beit Ummar, Al Fawar Refugee Camp, and Bani N'eim.  Several
Palestinians were injured from live ammunition, 2 of which are in
critical condition:  Mufid Ragheb Al Hawamdeh from Sammou' and
Ashraf Abu 'Ayesh, 14 years old from Hebron.

Regular nightly attacks with heavy machine gun fire by the Israeli
military on Palestinian residential areas resumed this evening.
Raed Sa'di Jameel Al Muhtaseb, 25 years old from Hebron, was
killed this evening by heavy machine gun fire while in his car. He
was travelling in his car with his father when live ammunition hit him
through his car, killing him instantly.  At least 4 Palestinian women
were transferred to hospital with critical injuries as a result of being
hit by either heavy machine gun fire or shrapnel from tank shells
directly fired at their homes.  The Israeli controlled sections of
Hebron remain under Israeli imposed curfew for the 43rd day.

At least a total of 66 Palestinians were injured today in Hebron, 6
of whom are in critical condition.

Qalqilya and Salfit areas
Clashes erupted this afternoon at the southern entrance to Qalqilya
and Salfit, with at least 26 Palestinians injured primarily from live
ammunition.  Rashid Abed 'Uweinat, 22 years old, remains in
critical condition after being injured by live ammunition to his
abdomen.  The Israeli authorities bulldozed agricultural lands in the
area which they had threatened to destroy yesterday.  Late this
evening, heavy machine gun fire by Israeli soldiers on residential
areas was reported.

The villages of Marda and Harres, the sites of earlier settler attacks
on Palestinian residents, witnessed this afternoon severe clashes
and later attacks by heavy machine gun fire and tanks by the
Israeli military, with several injuries reported.  A number of
Palestinians were beaten by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the
area.

Clashes in Kuful Harres this afternoon resulted in several
Palestinian injuries, including 22 year old Ahmad Abdel Qader Dar,
reported to be in critical condition as a result of live ammunition to
his head

Tulkarem
Clashes erupted this afternoon in Tulkarm, Nazlet Issa and Baqa Al
Sharqieh, with at least 16 Palestinians injured, one of which is
reported to be in critical condition.

Nablus
Apart from several reports of Israeli settlers attacking Palestinian residents,
the Nablus area remained relatively calm this afternoon.  However, late this
evening, the Israeli military attacked, without provocation, residential areas
of Kufur Qallil, Balata, Balata Refugee Camp, Khalet Al 'Amoud, and Al Dahyeh
with heavy machine gun fire and tanks.  Several Palestinians were injured while
in their homes, including Sultan Ahmad Nidal Shahin, 4 years old from Al
Dahyeh, who was injuried to his back and right leg when he was hit by heavy
machine gun fire in his home.  Several women and children were
reported to have had serious panic attacks and lost conciousness
during the attacks, as many of the residents have no safe place to
flee to during attacks.

The village of Huwarra remains under Israeli imposed curfew for the
34th day.

Jericho:
Clashes erupted this afternoon near 'Aqbet Jaber Refugee Camp in
Jericho, with at least 8 Palestinians injured.  Late this evening,
exchange of fire was reported in the Jericho area.
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