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PCHR Report: 6 civilians & 2 fighters wounded by Israeli forces this week

author Friday April 13, 2012 03:54author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC News Report post

In its weekly report on human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces Continued Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territories during the week of April 5 – 11, 2012. A Palestinian civilian and two resistance fighters were wounded by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip.

Injured protester in Bil'in village (image from Bilin-FFJ)

Israeli attacks in the West Bank:

Israeli forces used force to disperse peaceful protests organized by Palestinian civilians in the West Bank. 5 Palestinian civilians, including a journalist, were wounded. Dozens of civilians suffered from tear gas inhalation.

Israeli forces conducted 52 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, during which they abducted 32 Palestinians, including 6 children. A house was damaged and some jewelry was lost during house raids.

Israeli forces established dozens of checkpoints in the West Bank.

Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip:

In the Gaza Strip, on 07 April 2012, two Palestinian resistance fighters were wounded by an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah.

On 08 April, a Palestinian civilian was wounded by Israeli forces while he was collecting junks in the east of Gaza City.

During the reporting period, Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian agricultural and residential areas in the northern and southern Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported.

Israeli gunboats also opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip 3 times.

Israeli forces conducted three limited incursions into the Gaza Strip.

Israel has continued to impose a total closure and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.

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