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Military and Security Forces: February 2, 2013

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According to Palestinians from Burin in the West Bank, IDF soldiers entered the village, fired rubber coated bullets and tear gas and even live ammunition at residents. Palestinians on the scene claim settlers uprooted 100 olive trees and Palestinian medics reported that a 16-year old was wounded in his leg and 20 people suffered tear gas inhalation. There are also reports that a mosque was set alight as a result of tear gas and that it has since been put out. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 2nd, 2013 at 11:17 am

Military and Security Forces: December 30, 2011

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A Palestinian was killed and five more injured in an aerial strike on the northern Gaza Strip by the Israeli Air Force.  According to Palestinian sources, the slain man is a member of the “Army of Islam” terror organization, and the injured men are farmers, two of whom were critically injured.

(Hebrew)

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December 30th, 2011 at 11:26 am

Military and Security Forces: 13 May, 2011

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Murad [Milad] Ayyash, a 17[16]-year-old Palestinian youth was injured critically from Israeli security forces’ gunfire during demonstrations in [Silwan,] East Jerusalem today (Friday). Three more Palestinians sustained light injuries from non-lethal bullets fired at them.

(Hebrew source)

[Square brackets above indicate translator's corrections/additions based on information from Wadi Hilveh Information Center; the youth's name was revealed there only after his death.]

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May 13th, 2011 at 10:09 pm