Thursday, January 5, 2012

PCHR weekly report 29/12/11 - 4/1/12: 1 civilian wounded and abducted, 2 incursions, airstrike

extract from PCHR weekly report 29/12/11 - 4/1/12

 On 29 December 2012, Israeli warplanes bombarded a plot in the northern Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.

Thursday, 29 December 2011  

At approximately 03:00, Israeli warplanes fired 3 missiles at a plot belonging to Sa’id Mohammed al-Da’our, 55.  No casualties were reported. 

Saturday, 31 December 2011

At approximately 18:30, Isma’il Mohammed Abu Doun, 33, from Tal al-Hawa neighborhood in Gaza City, was admitted into Kamal ‘Edwan Hospital in Beit Lahia, as he was wounded by a bullet to the left thigh.  According to investigations conducted by PCHR, Abu Doun left his house on a motorcycle, and at approximately 16:30, he arrived at the north of the Bedouin Village in the northern Gaza Strip.  He stepped down and walked up to 100 meters from the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel.  Immediately, Israeli soldiers fired at him and he was wounded.  Soon after, IOF moved into the area and arrested him.  At approximately 18:00, IOF handed Abu Doun to the Palestinian side.  According to local sources, Abu Doun suffers from a psychological disorder. 

Tuesday, 03 January 2012

At approximately 11:30, Israeli soldiers stationed on observation towers near Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing in the northern Gaza Strip opened fire at a number of Palestinian workers who were collecting scraps of construction materials from the industrial zone to the southwest of the crossing.  The workers were forced to flee and no casualties were reported. 

Wednesday, 04 January 2012  

At approximately 02:30, IOF moved nearly 300 meters into al-Farrahin area in ‘Abassan village, east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis.  They leveled areas of Palestinian land.  They then moved southward to Khuza’a village and leveled areas of land amidst indiscriminate shooting.  IOF moved back to the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel and no casualties were reported.