Protection of civilians – OCHA Weekly Briefing Notes – OPT (8-14 Nov. 2006)

Protection of Civilians – Weekly Briefing Notes

8 – 14 November 2006

Of note this week 

33 Palestinians were killed and 90 were injured throughout the oPt, including ten children and six women.  The vast majority of casualties occurred in the Gaza Strip. In a single incident on 8 November – following an IDF artillery barrage on Beit Hanoun – more than 18 Palestinian civilians were killed (including eight children and six women) and 55 more were injured.

– Two Israeli civilians were injured by homemade rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. Two Israeli Border Police officers were injured in Jerusalem.

– Seven incidents were reported by OCHA field offices where the IDF or Israeli settlers harassed or created disruptions for Palestinians picking olives in the West Bank. 


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