Daily Report October 4, 2017

Total: 66
WEST BANK

ALL DISTRICTS

Closure

*At 24:00 on October 3rd 2017, the Israeli Military sealed off the West Bank for the Jewish Holiday "Sikkot" thus preventing residents and workers including those with entry permits from entering Jerusalem city and Israel with the exception of Foreign Diplomats, Humanitarian and emergency medical cases {with prior security clearance} until 24:00 on October 10th 2017.

JERUSALEM

Raid

1. At 19:30, Israeli forces raided Abu Dis town and clashed with several residents.
2. At 00:10, Israeli forces raided Beit Surik village, assaulted Mustafa Mohammad Affana {55 years old} and as a result left him hospitalised with contusions.
3. At dawn on October 4th 2017, Israeli forces raided Biddu town and detained 3 residents.
4. At dawn on October 4th 2017, Israeli forces raided Al-Eisawiya village then stormed and searched several residents.
5. At dawn on October 4th 2017, Israeli forces raided Hizma town and detained a resident.

Detention

1. At 12:30, Israeli forces detained Muhanad Kamal Ismail Al-Kaleki {A resident of Shu'fat camp in Jerusalem city}.
2. At 12:30, Israeli forces detained the child Mohammad Al-Fol {A resident of Ras Al-Amoud neighborhood in Jerusalem city}.
3. At 12:55, Israeli forces detained Yahya Basaliya {A Security Guard at Al-Aqsa mosque compound}
4. Israeli forces detained Ayman Khalid Hassan Al-Khadour, Abdallah Fadil Nu'man Al-Shiekh and Mohammad Ahmad Abdel-Rahman Abu Ayad in Biddu town.
5. Israeli forces detained Kifah Salah Al-Khatib in Hizzma town.

Physical Assault

At 00:10, Israeli forces assaulted Mustafa Mohammad Affana {55 years old} during their raid into Beit Surik village and as a result left him hospitalised with contusions.

Attack

1. On the morning of October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces positioned in Aqbat Al-Sariya area in the old city of Jerusalem fired stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning.
2. At 19:30, Israeli forces fired stun and tear canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning during their raid into Abu Dis town.

Obstruction of Places of Worship

At 11:00, a group of Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli Military and Police officers stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound and provoked worshipers.

RAMALLAH & AL BIREH

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 08:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Nabi Saleh village then searched residents and vehicles until 09:40.
2. At 09:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint near Atarah town bridge then searched residents and vehicles until 10:45.
3. At 15:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Ein Sinya roundabout then searched residents and vehicles until 16:05.
4. At 18:35, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint in Rin Ayoub area located near Beit Illo village then searched residents and vehicles until 21:30.

JENIN

Raid

1. On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces raided Ya'bad town and detained a resident after storming and searching his home.
2. On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces raided Ya'bad town then stormed and searched several homes.

Detention

Israeli forces detained Mohammad Qayes Amarna in Ya'bad town.

TUBAS

Confiscation of Property

On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces confiscated construction equipment owned by Yusef Basharat in Khilat Al-Makhoul area located in the North Jordan valley.

TULKAREM

Military Checkpoints

At 12:40, Israeli forces intensified their restrictions at "Enav" Military checkpoint and impeded the free flow of traffic.

QALQILIYA

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 19:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the east entrance of Qalqilya city then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 19:25, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Azzun town then searched residents and vehicles.

NABLUS

Flying Checkpoints

At 10:05, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Jama'in town then searched residents and vehicles until 10:30.

SALFIT

Raid

At 04:50, Israeli forces raided Kafr Al-Dik town until 03:30.

Detention

1. At 11:40, Israeli forces positioned at the entrance of Harsan village detained Bassam Shareef Fayez Daoud {A resident of Harris village}.
2. On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces positioned near the west entrance of Kafr Al-Dik town detained Ahmad Musa Izat Musa {A resident of Deir Ballout}.

JERICHO

Flying Checkpoints

At 18:00, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Jericho city then searched residents and vehicles until 19:20.

Temporary Detention

At 17:00, Israeli forces positioned at Allenby bridge temporarily detained Akram Hussien Al-Bazour {A National Security Force Officer} then released him at 18:15.

BETHLEHEM

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 09:50, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Jinata town then searched residents and vehicles until 11:00.
2. At 10:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the west entrance of Beit Fajjar town then searched residents and vehicles until 12:40.
3. At 22:40, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the North entrance of Teqou' town then searched residents and vehicles until 24:00.

Raid

On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces raided Al-Walaja village, confiscated a tractor owned by Mahmoud Salah as he was working on his agricultural land and served a military order to halt construction on a home owned by Ibrahim Nirouj for allegedly being built without a licence.

Detention

At 16:00, Israeli forces detained Bader Mohammad Khalil Jalghif {A resident of Bethlehem city} as he was reporting to Israeli Intellegnce for questioning based on a prior summon.

Confiscation of Property

On October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces confiscated a tractor owned by Mahmoud Salah as he was working on his agricultural land during their raid into Al-Walaja village.

HEBRON

Flying Checkpoints

1. At 18:30, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at Khursa village junction then searched residents and vehicles.
2. At 18:55, Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the entrance of Al-Thahriya town and detained 2 residents.

Raid

1. At 08:00 on October 3rd 2017 and again at dawn on October 4th 2017, Israeli forces raided Hebron city, detained a resident and summoned Hisham Al-Sharabati to report to Israeli Intellegnce for questioning.
2. At 02:20, Israeli forces raided Yatta town and confiscated a tractor then detained 2 residents.
3. On October 4th 2017, Israeli forces raided Beit Ummar town, stormed and searched several homes, confiscated 1000 NIS from the home of Ibrahim Abdel-Hameed Abu Mariya, 1540 NIS from the home of Maher Odah Sabarnah and surveillance camera footage from the home of Ali Ayad Awwad.

Detention

1. Israeli forces positioned at a flying checkpoint located at the entrance of Al-Thahriya town detained Mahmoud Mohammad Abdel-Azziz Abu Allan and Anad Awayda.
2. Israeli forces detained Osama Munthir Fanouna in Hebron city.
3. Israeli forces detained Khalid Mahmoud Rumi and Fadil Mahmoud Rumi in Yatta town.

Attack

On the evening of October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces positioned in Al-Thaher area located in Beit Ummar town located near "Karmei Tsur" settlement fired rubber coated steel bullets, stun and tear gas canisters towards several residents for alleged stoning and as a result injured 3 children and left several others suffocated from tear gas inhalation.

Injuries

Israeli forces injured 3 unidentified children during clashes in Al-Thaher area located in Beit Ummar town located near "Karmei Tsur" settlement.

Confiscation of Property

1. At 02:20, Israeli forces confiscated a tractor owned by Mohammad Rumi during their raid into Yatta town.
2. At dawn on October 4th 2017,confiscated 1000 NIS from the home of Ibrahim Abdel-Hameed Abu Mariya, 1540 NIS from the home of Maher Odah Sabarnah and surveillance camera footage from the home of Ali Ayad Awwad as they stormed and searched several homes during their raid into Beit Ummar town.

GAZA STRIP

ALL DISTRICTS

• Since 19:00 on August 26th 2014, Palestinian Gunmen and the Israeli military agreed to a cease fire agreement (brokered by the Arab Republic of Egypt) which includes the opening of border crossings to allow the entry of emergency supplies and humanitarian goods as well as construction material and agreed to increase the fishing limit to 6 nautical miles with possibility of increase to 12 nautical miles by the end of the year and to decrease the Military area to 100 meters, allow freedom of movement and a halt to targeted killings and assassinations and negotiations will be held for discussion on rebuilding the seaport and airports and on May 3rd 2017, Israeli authorities increased the fishing limit to 9 nautical miles from Wadi Gaza until the south border of the Gaza strip.

• Israeli Military forces broke the ceasefire agreement after opening fire during their raid into Central Gaza.
• Israeli Naval vessels broke the ceasefire agreement by opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of North Gaza.

NORTHERN GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Beit Hanun (Erez) crossing is partially open for the passage of critical patients, journalists, NGO staff, businesspersons and passengers travelling abroad through Al-Karama crossing with previous coordination.

Attack

At 07:30 on October 2nd 2017, Israeli Naval vessels opened fire towards Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of Al-Sudaniya area located in west Beit Lahiya town.

GAZA

Closure of Crossing Points

* Al-Muntar (Karni) Crossing is closed. Beginning on 02 March 2011, the Crossing has been effectively closed following a unilateral Israeli decision.
* Al-Shija’iya (Nahal ‘Oz) Crossing is closed. Beginning on 04 January 2010, the Crossing has closed following a unilateral Israeli decision.

CENTRAL GAZA

Raid

At 07:45 on October 3rd 2017, Israeli forces escorting Military bulldozers opened fire as they stormed 50m into the vicinity of east Deir Al-Balah city and levelled a plot of land then withdrew at 13:00.

RAFAH

Closure of Crossing Points

* Yasser ‘Arafat International Airport remains closed.
* Rafah (Al ‘Awdah) Crossing is closed.
* Sufa Crossing is closed.
* Karm Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing is partially open for the entry of goods, fuel, construction material for the private sector and internationally funded projects.

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