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Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories 30 Jan - 05 Feb 2003

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The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
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The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network
The International Community Remains Silent While Israeli Human Rights Violations Continue in the OPTs
  • 11 Palestinians, mostly civilians, including 2 medical personnel, a child, a woman and an old man, killed by Israeli forces

  • Israeli forces conducted a series of incursions into Palestinian areas, accompanied by indiscriminate shelling

  • Large areas of Palestinian agricultural land in the Gaza Strip were razed

  • The Israeli retaliatory campaign continues against families of wanted Palestinians and those who have allegedly carried out armed attacks against Israeli targets

  • A number of Palestinians have been arrested

  • The severe siege of the OPT has continued and families of deceased Palestinians have been prevented from traveling to Saudi Arabia for the Haj pilgrimage.
The Shelling of, and Encroachment into Palestinian Areas

Thursday, 30 January 2003

Early in the morning, dozens of Israeli heavy military vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded Palestinian controlled areas in Hebron. They seized complete control over these areas and imposed a curfew. The bulldozers blocked the main and connecting roads, while Israeli soldiers raided and closed Palestinian governmental institutions and television and radio stations. They also raided a number of houses and arrested some Palestinians.

At noon, Israeli bulldozers destroyed market stands at al-Sihha and al-Manara squares. Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets and tear gas canisters at Palestinian civilians in the area.

At approximately 02:30, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with heavy military vehicles and under cover of intense shelling, moved approximately 1.5km into Tal al-Sultan neighborhood in the west of Rafah. They demolished 2 houses totally and 17 others partially, and destroyed two wells (of drinking water), belonging to the Municipality of Rafah, causing a severe shortage of water supplies in the town. Israeli forces also destroyed the building of al-Wihda sports club, two vehicles, a jeep, the garden of a housing project in the area, construction tools of a local company; and telephone and electricity supplies. It is worth noting that 6 of the houses that were demolished were recently built by the Palestinian Ministry of Housing for people whose houses were previously demolished by Israeli forces in other areas in the town. However, these people refused to live in the newly built houses as the area, where they were situated, is known to be very dangerous.

Following are details of the houses that were demolished:

1. Israeli forces totally demolished a 200-square-meter, 3-storey house, in which 3 families numbering 8 people lived, owned by Yousef Ibrahim 'Abdullah al-Haj Yousef.

2. They totally demolished a 110-square-meter, 2-storey house, in which 6 people lived, owned by 'Abdullah Ibrahim 'Abdullah al-Haj Yousef.

3. They partially demolished a 180-square-meter, 2-storey house, in which 2 families numbering 12 people live, owned by Thabet Sa'id 'Abdul Hadi al-Sibakhi.

4. They partially demolished a 200-square-meter, 3-storey house, in which 28 people live, owned by Sami Ibrahim Abu al-'Einain.

5. They partially demolished a 200-square-meter, 3-storey house, in which 5 families numbering 47 people live, owned by Jamil 'Abdul Hamid Abu al-Sa'id.

6. They partially demolished a 200-square-meter house, in which 6 families numbering 30 people live owned by D'iab 'Abdullah Matar.

7. They partially demolished a 230-square-meter, 2-storey house, in which 5 families numbering 33 people live, owned by Yassin Ahmed Rusrus.

8. They partially demolished a 200-square-meter, 2-storey house, in which 12 people live, owned by Sa'id 'Aqel 'Aashour.

9. They partially demolished a 250-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 3 families numbering 22 people live, owned by Ta'aa Khalil 'Othman.

10. They partially demolished a 200-square-meter house, in which 2 families numbering 25 people live, owned by Hassan Ahmed al-'Absi.

11. They partially demolished a 130-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 2 people live, owned by Zaki Sa'id Jaber al-Mughayar.

At approximately 14:30, Israeli occupying forces, that had already moved into agricultural areas in the east of Jabalya in the northern Gaza Strip and razed large areas, fired an artillery shell at a group of Palestinian civilians who were having lunch near a house in Sha'sha'a area (approximately 3km away from these forces). Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by shrapnel. At the same time a vehicle belonging to the Palestinian Preventive Security passed by the area. When security men knew that people were wounded, they got out of the vehicle and tried to offer them help. Immediately, Israeli tanks fired two shells at them. A security man was wounded and their vehicle was completely burnt. An ambulance of the Palestine Red Crescent Society arrived at the area and evacuated the wounded to hospital. Those wounded were:

1. Jamal 'Ata Sa'ad, 22, a member of the Palestinian Preventive Security, from al-Shajaeya neighborhood in Gaza, wounded by shrapnel in the legs;

2. Ahmed Kamel Abu al-Laban, 14, wounded by shrapnel in the left thigh and the right foot;

3. Mohammed Mo'in Abu al-Laban, 22, wounded by shrapnel in the right forearm; and

4. Sami Mohammed Shahin, 19, wounded by shrapnel throughout the body.

At approximately 17:30, Israeli occupying forces in military locations in the vicinity of "Neve Dekalim" settlement, west of Khan Yunis, opened fire at Palestinian houses in the al-Nimsawi and Baten al-Samin neighborhoods. A Palestinian child, Ahmed Majed Ahmed Salah, 11, was wounded by a live bullet in the left arm, while he was on the third floor of his family's house, approximately 800m away from the source of fire.

At approximately 19:30, 4 Israeli tanks moved about 200m into a compound of houses of the family of 'Atallah, north of "Kfar Darom" settlement in the southeast of Deir al-Balah. Israeli soldiers announced with loudspeakers that all males living in the area, aged 16-50, were to get out of their houses. These men were then held in a factory of dairy products, which is being used by Israeli forces as a military location. Israeli soldiers interrogated the men about Palestinian resistance men and threatened to demolish their houses if resistance men fire at Israeli military locations. At approximately 23:00, Israeli soldiers released them.

At approximately 22:00, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with heavy military vehicles, including a bulldozer, moved approximately 200m into Block J in Rafah refugee camp, adjacent to the Egyptian border. They demolished 3 Palestinian houses:

1. A 150-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 4 people lived, owned by Ahmed Hammad Mohammed al-Soufi;

2. A 150-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 9 people lived, owned by Asa'ad 'Abed Rabbu Nemer al-Ghouti; and

3. An 88-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 4 people lived, owned by 'Aadel 'Abdul Rahman Mohammed Abu 'Ayad.

At approximately 23:30, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with 13 heavy military vehicles, moved approximately 300m into Palestinian agricultural areas located north of "Kfar Darom" settlement, southeast of Deir al-Balah. Until 04:20 on the following morning, Israeli military bulldozers razed areas of Palestinian agricultural land:

1. They razed a 4-donum area of agricultural land, on which 4 greenhouses planted with vegetables stood, uprooted 8 palm trees and 15 olive trees and destroyed an irrigation network, an agricultural pool and 3 water pumps, owned by 'Abdul Qadder Ahmed Khalil al-'Azab.

2. They razed a 2-donum area of agricultural land, including 2 greenhouses planted with peppers, and destroyed an irrigation network owned by Eyad 'Abdul Qader Ahmed al-'Azab.

3. They razed a 2-donum area of agricultural land, including 2 greenhouses planted with peppers, uprooted 4 palm trees and 3 olive trees and destroyed an irrigation network owned by Mahmoud Hammad al-'Azab.

4. They razed a 7-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and palm trees owned by 'Atiya Mohammed Khalil al-'Azab.

5. They razed a 7-donum area of agricultural land, including 5 greenhouses planted with vegetables (which took up 5 donums of the land), while the remaining 3 donums were planted with palms and olives. Also destroyed was a well, a water pump and an irrigation network owned by Mohammed Hassan Mohammed Bashir.

6. They razed a 2-donum area of agricultural land, on which 2 greenhouses planted with vegetables were situated, uprooted 15 palm trees and 3 olive trees and destroyed a 400-meter-long fence and a water network owned by Khaled Suleiman al-Sayed Abu Musabbeh.

7. They razed a 1.5-donum area of agricultural land, on which a greenhouse planted with peppers was situated, and destroyed an irrigation network and a 200-meter-long fence owned by Nasser Hamdi Abu Musabbeh.

8. They razed a 1.5-donum area of agricultural land, on which a greenhouse planted with peppers was situated, and destroyed an irrigation network owned by Rajab al-Sayed Abu Musabbeh.

9. They razed a 4-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and palms owned by 'Ali Ibrahim Khalil 'Azab.

Friday, 31 January 2003

At approximately 02:15, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with heavy military vehicles, encroached into Jenin. They opened fire at residential areas and markets. They surrounded the Municipality of Jenin and a civil defense station, from which guards and firemen were forced out. A number of Palestinian resistance men confronted the invading Israeli forces. Israeli soldiers opened intense fire in all directions, killing a resistance man and a guard of the municipality:

1. Eyad Tahsin Abu Lail, 22, shot by 4 live bullets in the head, the chest, the abdomen and the right foot; and

2. Hassan Ahmed Hassan Abu al-Rub, 52, a guard of the municipality, shot by a live bullet in the head.

According to Palestinian medical sources, the two were shot by explosive live bullets.

At approximately 14:30, Israeli occupying forces moved approximately 2km into Palestinian areas east of Jabalya in the northern Gaza Strip to raze more agricultural land. They fired 3 flechette shells at a group of Palestinian boys who were playing football in the Tal al-Za'tar area, approximately 2km away. Eight boys and 4 other civilians who were in their houses were wounded:

1. Islam Samir Sabbah, 6, seriously wounded by shrapnel in the abdomen;

2. Isma'il Jamal Hammad, 10, wounded by shrapnel in the left thigh;

3. 'Abdul Halim Nasser Nassar, 13, wounded by shrapnel in the right shoulder;

4. Ussama Rabi' al-'Arini, 14, wounded by shrapnel in the face;

5. Bilal Rabi' al-'Arini, 18, wounded by shrapnel in the chest and the abdomen;

6. Tamer 'Abdul Latif al-Shamali, 18, wounded by shrapnel in the right forearm;

7. 'Abed 'Abdul Hamid Matar, 17, wounded by shrapnel in the abdomen;

8. Mohammed 'Eid 'Afana, 18, wounded by shrapnel in the chest and the abdomen;

9. Mohammed 'Abdul Hamid Matar, 30, wounded by shrapnel in the right thigh;

10. Khaled 'Asaliya, 25, wounded by shrapnel in the right thigh;

11. Sa'id Mahmoud 'Azzam, 35, wounded by shrapnel in the abdomen; and

12. Ra'ed 'Abdul Rahim 'Afana, 28, wounded by shrapnel in the right foot.

At approximately 22:00, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with heavy military vehicles, including a bulldozer, moved approximately 300m into Block J in Rafah refugee camp, adjacent to the Egyptian border, for the second time in less than 2 days. They demolished 2 Palestinian houses:

1. A 158-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 4 people lived, owned by Isma'il Nemer Mohammed Barhoum; and

2. An 85-square-meter, asbestos-roofed, in which 2 people lived, owned by Subhi Nemer Mohammed Barhoum.

PCHR's field worker in Rafah reported that electricity in the area was cut as Israeli forces destroyed a number of electricity towers.

At the same time, 13 Israeli soldiers raided the house of Mustafa Khamis al-Louh, approximately 250m north of "Kfar Darom" settlement in the southeast of Deir al-Balah. They held the 23 residents of the house in one room and searched it. Then, they told the owner that want his son Eyad, 25, a member of the Palestinian Preventive Security, was wanted. Upon finding out that he was not there, the Israeli forces interrogated the owner and his wife and arrested their son Nidal, 26, a member of the Palestinian General Security Service.

Saturday, 1 February 2003

At approximately 15:20, Israeli occupying forces in the vicinity of Salah al-Din Gate on the Egyptian border, south of Rafah, shelled surrounding Palestinian residential areas. A child, Madeline Rashad Abu Jazar, 7, was wounded by shrapnel in the head, while she was near her house, approximately 400m north of the border.

Sunday, 2 February 2003

At approximately 07:00, Israeli occupying forces moved into al-Duhaisha refugee camp in Bethlehem. They opened fire at houses and streets and imposed a curfew. Two passing school students were wounded by the Israeli gunfire:

1. Fayez Jamil al-Khamour, 17, wounded by a live bullet in the left thigh; and

2. Muhannad Mohammed Hassan Makkawi, 15, wounded by a live bullet in the right shoulder.

Israeli occupying forces opened fire, indiscriminately, at Palestinian agricultural land in Khuza'a village in Khan Yunis, killing a Palestinian civilian. In his testimony to PCHR on the circumstances of the death of his father, the victim's son said:

"On Sunday morning, 3 February 2003, my father, Salem 'Aabed 'Abdullah Qudaih, 73, went to our agricultural land in al-Sanati area in Khuza'a village, approximately 500m west of the eastern border of the Gaza Strip, as he used to go there in the morning and come back home before noon. As he was late that day, I was worried, especially as I was told that the area was subjected to Israeli shelling at approximately 10:00.

I went to the area to look for him. When I got approximately 900m away from Israeli forces, they pointed their guns towards me, but I moved forward looking to the right and left. Finally, I saw my father on the ground in our land. He was bleeding from the left thigh. I carried him and cried for help. A neighbor of us helped me carry my father towards the main road. A civilian car evacuated him to the Military Hospital in 'Abasan village, where doctors told me that my father lost large amounts of blood, which caused his death. Then, we moved him to Nasser Hospital to do necessary procedures regarding his death."

Monday, 3 February 2003

At approximately 21:30, Israeli heavy military vehicles, including bulldozers, moved approximately 200m into al-Salam neighborhood, adjacent to the Egyptian border south of Rafah. They totally demolished 7 houses that had been already partially demolished and their residents were evacuated from them:

1. A 400-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 2 families, numbering 17 people used to live, owned by Nasser Khalil 'Abdullah Mansour;

2. A 200-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 3 people used to live, owned by Mahmoud Amed Abu Touq;

3. A 200-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 2 families, numbering 8 people used to live, owned by Samir 'Abdul Qader Yousef Hassan;

4. A 130-square-meter house, in which 8 people used to live, owned by Mohammed Salem Abu Ghaith;

5. A 60-square-meter, asbestos-roofed house, in which 2 people used to live, owned by Saleh Ahmed Saleh 'Arada;

6. A 220-square-meter, under-construction house owned by 'Ali Joma'a Mohammed Abu Qoura; and

7. A 150-square-meter, under-construction house owned by Fairouz Shihda Salem Siam.

During the incursion, Israeli forces destroyed a number of electricity towers, cutting electricity from the area.

Tuesday, 4 February 2003

At approximately 01:45, Israeli occupying forces in military locations in the vicinity of "Neve Dekalim" settlement, west of Khan Yunis, opened fire at Palestinian houses in Khan Yunis refugee camp. Then, an Israeli tank in a military location located north of the refugee camp fired two shells at the area. On shell hit a 160-square-meter, tin-roofed house, in which 2 families, numbering 14 people live, owned by Suleiman Salem Hassan Abu Sahloul. The shell penetrated the roof of the house. Four members of the family were wounded by shrapnel:

1. Ahmed Suleiman Abu Sahloul, 4, wounded by shrapnel in the left ear;

2. Ibrahim Suleiman Abu Sahloul, 11, wounded by shrapnel in the head; and

3. 'Aziza Mohammed Abu Sahloul, 48, wounded by shrapnel in the face.

The furniture of the house was also damaged. The other shell hit a tin board in the house of Kaida 'Ali Ahmed Abu Sahloul. It exploded, damaging the walls of the house, but no casualties were reported.

At approximately 08:30, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with 5 heavy military vehicles, including a bulldozer, moved approximately 200m into Palestinian areas north of "Kfar Darom" settlement in the southeast of Deir al-Balah. The bulldozer demolished 4 Palestinian houses and razed areas of agricultural land:

1. It demolished a 200-square-meter house, in which 7 people lived, and a 300-square-meter empty bird farm, razed a 2-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and destroyed an agricultural pool, all owned by Asa'ad Yousef al-'Azaiza.

2. It demolished an 85-square-meter, uninhabited house and destroyed an agricultural pool and a water pump owned by Sa'id Yousef Mohammed al-'Azaiza.

3. It demolished a 140-square-meter, uninhabited house, razed a 1-donum area of agricultural land planted with palms, figs and pomegranates, and destroyed a 50-meter-long fence, an agricultural pool, water pumps and other agricultural tools, all owned by Samir Mohammed Suleiman al-'Azaiza.

4. It razed a 12-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives owned by Yahia Ayoub Abu Samra.

5. It razed a 2.5-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and palms and demolished a 12-square-meter room owned by Majdi Ayoub Abu Samra.

6. It razed a 3-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and onions owned by 'Abdullah Ghanem Abu 'Amira.

7. It razed a 2-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives owned by 'Atwa Ghanem 'Amira.

8. It razed a 3-donum area of agricultural land; on 2 donums these had 2 greenhouses planted with tomatoes and peppers on them, while the rest was planted with olives. It also demolished 2 rooms, a bird farm and destroyed an agricultural pool, all owned by 'Amira Suleiman al-Ma'ni.

9. It razed a 3 donum area of agricultural land planted with olives and destroyed a store and an agricultural pool, owned by 'Aaref 'Aaref Baraka.

10. It razed a 1.5-donum area of agricultural land planted with olives, owned by Mohammed 'Aaref Baraka.

11. It razed a 1-donum area of agricultural land, on which a greenhouse planted with vegetables, was situated, owned by Isma'il Ahmed al-Ma'ni.

12. It uprooted 7 palm trees owned by Nasser al-Ma'ni.

At approximately 16:30, Israeli soldiers on a tank positioned at the eastern border of the Gaza Strip, east of Khan Yunis, opened fire at Palestinian agricultural areas in Khuza'a village. A Palestinian civilian, Ra'fat Ibrahim Mohammed Abu Jazar, 31, was wounded by a live bullet in the right thigh. PCHR's field worker in Khan Yunis reported that Abu Jazar was on a visit to a friend in the area, approximately 1200m away from the border.

Wednesday, 5 February 2003

At approximately 00:00, Israeli occupying forces in military locations in the vicinity of "Neve Dekalim" settlement, west of Khan Yunis, shelled Khan Yunis refugee camp. An artillery shell hit a bedroom in a 120-square-meter tin-roofed house, in which 2 families, numbering 10 people live, owned by Mohammed Mohareb 'Ali Abu Sahloul, 27. The shell penetrated the roof. Three of the owner's children were wounded by shrapnel:

1. Dhiaa', 7, wounded in the right foot;

2. Saher, 5, wounded in the right foot and the left ear; and

3. Samer, 3, wounded in the right foot.

In addition, 8 other civilians were wounded by the Israeli shelling that lasted for 3 hours:

1. Lu'ai Majdi Ahmed Abu Sahloul, 13, wounded by shrapnel in the left arm;

2. Ahmed Majdi Ahmed Abu Sahloul, 19, wounded by shrapnel in the feet;

3. Mahmoud Khader al-Dabar, 4, wounded by shrapnel in the face;

4. Nadia Mahmoud al-Dabar, 27, wounded by shrapnel in the head and the back;

5. 'Emad Rajeh al-'Aa'raj, 11, wounded by shrapnel in the head;

6. Nisreen Isma'il Abu Mousa, 24, wounded by shrapnel in the head;

7. Ekhlas Talal Abu 'Akar, 23, wounded by shrapnel in the feet; and

8. 'Attiya Hassan Abu Namous, 29, wounded by shrapnel in the arms.

PCHR's field worker in Khan Yunis reported that all of these civilians were wounded while they were inside their houses, and that a number of houses were damaged.

At approximately 01:00, 30 Israeli soldiers, reinforced with 9 heavy military vehicles and 2 helicopters, moved approximately 2km into al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. They raided the house of the deceased Bahaa' al-Din Sa'id to destroy it. At approximately 02:40, Israeli forces withdrew from the area after having destroyed the house. Residents of the house came back to their house to check the damage and search for their stepmother, Kamela Suleiman Sa'id, who was living in a room adjacent to the house. Finally, they found her body under the ruins of her room, which had collapsed during the destruction of the house.

At approximately 02:00, Israeli occupying forces moved into Qalqilya from the north and east. They opened fire at Palestinian houses in the town. At approximately 03:00, Israeli forces surrounded a Palestinian police station. They broke into the station and opened fire, without any prior warning, at Palestinian policemen; killing Rida Ahmed Hussein Ghanem, 20, from Amatin village, with several live bullets in the chest. In addition, 2 policemen were wounded:

1. Ahmed Mohammed Sanam, 26, from Qalqilya, wounded by 2 live bullets in the feet; and

2. Nahel Kamel 'Othman Hassan, 22, from Kufor Thuluth, wounded by a live bullet in the shoulder.

At approximately 04:00, Israeli occupying forces, reinforced with 7 heavy military vehicles and a number of military jeeps and under the cover of intense gunfire, moved into Tammoun village, east of Jenin, which is meant to be under full Palestinian control. Two Palestinian civilians were wounded by the Israeli gunfire:

1. 'Aaref 'Omar 'Aaref Bisharat, 13, seriously wounded by a live bullet in the head; and

2. Raja'ei Zahi Nouri, 19, wounded by a live bullet in the left thigh.

Bisharat succumbed to his wound in the evening.

At approximately 23:30, an Israeli helicopter flew over Gaza city. It opened fire at the eastern part of the city. Approximately 10 minutes later, Israeli forces moved into al-Sha'af area in the northeast of the city. They surrounded a 4-storey house, in which 4 families, numbering 41 people live, owned by Mohammed Salah al-Ghoula, approximately 60m away from al-Wafaa' Hospital. They destroyed the door, broke into the house and searched it. During the house raid, an Israeli soldier fired a live bullet at a window on the first floor of the hospital. The bullet hit a nurse in the chest, which exited and hit another nurse in the chest, killing the two:

1. 'Abdul Karim Hamed Anwar Lubbad, 22, from Jabalya; and

2. 'Omar Sa'ad al-Din Hassan, from al-Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza city.

In addition, 2 Palestinian civilians were wounded by the Israeli aerial shelling:

1. Anas 'Abed Rabbu al-Mabhouh, 70, seriously wounded by a live bullet in the chest; and

2. Sa'id Jaber Sukkar, 22, wounded by shrapnel in the left hand.

Extra-Judicial Assassination

In a continuation of the policy of extra-judicial assassination, as officially adopted by the Israeli government, Israeli occupying forces committed a new assassination in Tulkarm on Thursday, 30 January 2003.

According to information available to PCHR, at approximately 30 January 2003, while a number of Palestinian civilians were standing near their car in front of a shop in the center of Tulkarm, they were surprised by an undercover unit of Israeli occupying forces in the area. Israeli soldiers immediately opened fire at these civilians without prior warning, wounding Fayez Sabri Fayez Jaber, 25, from Tulkarm, with a live bullet in the abdomen. When he fell onto the ground, an Israeli soldier moved towards him and shot him dead in the head from a very close distance. Then, Israeli soldiers fired at passing Palestinian civilians. Some civilians hurried towards the shop for shelter, but Israeli soldiers chased after them and opened fire. One of these civilians, Badi' Rafe' D'ian Abu Qa'qoura, 26, from Bala'a village, was killed by several live bullets throughout the body. Israeli soldiers pulled his body out of the shop, and then took the two bodies to the headquarters of the Israeli military liaison in Khadouri area. The two bodies were taken to the Palestinians one hour later. Israeli occupying forces claim that Jaber was wanted for his activities in al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, the military wing of Fatah movement, in Tulkarm.

Later, a number of Israeli military jeeps moved into the town and opened fire at Palestinian civilians. Eight civilians were wounded:

1. Tamer Mohammed Mustafa Barham, 17, wounded by shrapnel in the thighs;

2. Mahmoud Hassan Hamdi Bishara, 28, wounded by a live bullet in the right leg;

3. Hanin Suhail Mohammed Tayeh, 20, wounded by shrapnel in the