Protection of Civilians Weekly Report | 17 - 23 September 2013 [EN/AR]

Key issues

● One Palestinian man and two Israeli soldiers (one off-duty) were killed in the West Bank. Also, over 50 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli forces across the West Bank.
● Israeli forces prevented the provision of shelter-related humanitarian assistance to residents of Mak-hul community in the Jordan Valley, who were displaced last week. Other assistance, including food, was provided.
● Israel allowed increased amounts of construction materials into the Gaza Strip via the official crossing Kerem Shalom.
● The Rafah Crossing closed again on 20 September until further notice, after it was opened partially for two days during the reporting period.

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