Protection of civilians – OCHA Weekly Briefing Notes – OPT (24-30 Jan. 2007)

Protection of Civilians – Weekly Briefing Notes

24- 30 January 2007

Of note this week

– Three Israeli civilians were killed and another injured by a Palestinian suicide bomber in the southern Israeli town of Eilat. Three Palestinians were killed, including two children, and 21 injured in the oPt by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

– Inter-factional fighting escalated significantly in the Gaza Strip. In total, 37 Palestinians were killed and 93 injured as a result of internal violence. A cease-fire agreement was brokered on 29 January but sporadic clashes have continued.

Full report:


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