Friday, January 14, 2011

PCHR weekly report 6/1 - 12/1/2011: 1 farmer killed, 1 incursion, airstrike

extracts from PCHR weekly report 6/1 - 12/1/2011:

 Thursday, 06 January 2011 

At approximately 23:45, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at a space area in the al-Shouka village to the east of the southern Gaza Strip town. No casualties were reported. 

Monday, 10 January 2011  

At approximately 13:00, IOF moved nearly 300 meters into the east of Gaza Valley village in the central Gaza Strip. They leveled areas of Palestinian land, which they had already razed. They withdrew from the area at approximately 18:00.

At approximately 14:05, Israeli soldiers positioned at the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel to the north of the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun opened fire at a number of Palestinian farmers in al-Mazbala area in the north of the town. As a result, Sha'ban Mohammed Qarmout, 64, was wounded by several bullets to the heart, when he was farming his land, nearly 550 meters away from the border. He was evacuated to Beit Hanoun hospital, where he was pronounced clinically dead. At approximately 14:45, he was pronounced physically dead.