Protection of Civilians – Weekly Briefing Notes
31 January – 6 February 2007
Of note this week
A number of incidents occurred between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, but the ceasefire held.
– Inter-factional fighting continued in the Gaza Strip. According to MoH sources, 34 Palestinians died, including two women and four children, and 251 were injured.
– Five Palestinians, including a woman bystander, were killed and 24 others injured when Hamas ESF ambushed trucks carrying containers that belonged to the Presidential Guard.
– Six Palestinians were killed and 16 injured in the West Bank. One IDF soldier was injured.
– 131 ‘flying’ or random checkpoints set up by the IDF were observed; 135 search and arrest operations were conducted by the IDF resulting in 145 arrests predominately in Hebron, Jenin and Nablus governorates.
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Document Type: Brief, Note
Document Sources: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Subject: Access and movement, Casualties, Closures/Curfews/Blockades, House demolitions, Incidents, Protection, Refugee camps, Shelter, Situation in the OPT including Jerusalem
Publication Date: 06/02/2007