PRCS Operational Update (28 February - 5 March 2016)

Report
from Palestine Red Crescent Society
Published on 05 Mar 2016 View Original

Highlights:

  • Since the 3rd of October 2015, Israeli occupation forces have killed 185 Palestinians in the oPt, including 43 children and 9 women according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

  • Since the start of 2016, Israeli occupation forces have killed 42 Palestinians in the oPt, including 16 persons under the age of 18.

  • Israeli occupation authorities still hold the bodies of 9 Palestinians killed and all from Jerusalem.

  • A number of checkpoints and cement blocks were lifted in occupied Jerusalem but still there is one checkpoint in Jabal Al Moukaber, and roadblocks are still in Eisawiah with one checkpoint putting restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in general including PRCS teams and ambulances.

  • Attacks on the PRCS teams and ambulances continue by the Israeli Occupation Forces and Israeli settlers. Since the 3rd of October, (381) attacks were documented against the PRCS in the oPT. (157) EMTs and volunteers were injured, (104) ambulances sustained various damages, and (120) incidents of denying access.

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