Two Palestinians killed, five houses demolished by the Israelis
Palestine-Israel, Military, 1/12/2004
The Israeli daily Yediot Ahronot said that Israel has started to implement the Apartheid wall plan in the West Bank, announced by the Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, while two Palestinians were killed, one of them was by the Israeli occupation bullets.
The paper said that the chairman of the National Security Council will submit on Sunday to the government a draft project on evacuating shanty settlements and 17 isolated settlements in the West Bank. The paper added the chairman of the national security council talked with several director generals in ministries with the aim to convene meetings for officials in their ministries to draw plans for breaking liaison with the Palestinians.
Meantime, the Palestinian prime minister Ahmad Qurei' said yesterday during a tour on Qalqilya, in his first visit to the site of the Apartheid wall ,which incurs in the depth of the lands of the West Bank that "the wall will not bring in peace nor security to Israel." Qurei' indicated that this wall "swallows 36,000 dunnums of the agricultural lands in Qalqilya, and it is a new symbol for the Israeli occupation." He stressed that the Intifada will continue as long as our lands are occupied. Qurei' also expressed his determination to form a governmental committee that studies the reflections of building the wall, and means of helping families which lost their lands because of it. He in this regard said "we call on the sides to practice pressure on Israel in order to stop building the wall."
Meantime, Palestinian sources said that Fouad Jarwan ( 18 year old), was fatally hit in his stomach, when the occupation soldiers opened fire to disperse the Palestinians throwing stones at them in Zeita village to the south of Nablus. Israeli military sources said that one Palestinian suicider was killed in the surrounding of Karni Shomron settlement, to the north of Qalqilya, when the explosive belt he was carrying exploded before the set time.
A spokesman for the general security directorate in Gaza said that the Israeli army demolished completely by military bulldozers five houses in the Brazil area of the Rafah camp.
A Palestinian security source said that the Israeli army detained on Saturday three persons from one family, including a Palestinian police officer, during a breaking in operation carried out in Wadi al-Salqa village, to the east of Deir al-Balah, in the downtown of Gaza.
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