Thursday, March 11, 2010

PCHR weekly report 4/3 - 10/3/10: more attacks against civilians in northern Gaza

extracts from PCHR weekly report 4/3 - 10/3/10:

 Thursday, 04 March 2010

At approximately 15:20, Israeli troops stationed at the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast of Beit Hanoun opened fire at Palestinian houses located approximately 800 meters from the border. The gunfire continued sporadically for 20 minutes. No casualties or damage were reported.  

Friday, 05 March 2010

At approximately 11:00, Israeli troops stationed on observation towers at Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing in the northern Gaza Strip opened fire at a number of Palestinian civilians who were collecting bricks and iron bars from the debris of buildings of the former Industrial Zone. The civilians fled and no casualties were reported.