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Israeli News Reports Of the Previous 48 Hours

Recent News Reports by Israel's Yasha News Agency:

20:42 IAF helicopters rocket PA/PLO military posts in Gaza - IAF helicopters launched missiles at empty PA/PLO military posts in Gaza during Shabbat. The IDF did not announce whether they warned the PA/PLO military to evacuate the buildings before attacking.

20:40 Police arrest Grand Mufti of Jerusalem - Police arrested the PA/PLO-appointed Grand Mufti of Jerusalem during Shabbat. The Islamic religious leader is being investigated of incitement to murder Jews.

20:39 PA/PLO soldier stabs Jew in Jordan Valley - A PA/PLO soldier stabbed a Jew in the back during Shabbat, near Argaman in the Jordan Valley. The victim was lightly wounded.

Stories for September 17, 2001
10:00 Roadside bomb hits IDF patrol near Jenin
Arab forces this morning detonated a roadside bomb near Jenin, as an IDF patrol passed by. No injuries were reported.

09:29 Arab stonethrowers attack Jews at Hizme
Arab stonethrowers Sunday night attacked Jews driving by the village of Hizme, just outside Jerusalem. At least one car was hit and damaged. No injuries were reported.

03:11 Arab forces open fire on Psagot
Arab forces opened up with a barrage of automatic weapons fire on the Jewish community of Psagot Sunday night. IDF soldiers returned fire with light arms, and later with tank shells. No injuries were reported.

Stories for September 16, 2001
20:32 Arab forces attack Jews on tunnel road
Arab forces this afternoon and evening launched a coordinated attack on Jews driving along the Gush Etzion tunnel road. The attacker lobbed bombs, firebombs, and stones at the people driving on the road. No injuries were reported.

12:06 Arab forces attack public bus, IDF soldiers near Beit El
In two seperate incidents near Beit El, Arab forces this morning opened fire on a public bus and on IDF soldiers. No injuries were reported.

11:57 Roadside bomb wounds three Jews near Shavei Shomron
Arab forces this morning detonated a roadside bomb near Shavei Shomron, as a Jewish family was driving past. Three members of the family were wounded. The victims are residents of Shavei Shomron.

11:54 IDF briefly enters Ramallah; one soldier killed
The IDF briefly entered Ramallah with tanks and infantry early this morning. IAF helicopters supported the ground forces. IDF tanks shelled several empty PA military posts, while the infantry soldiers arrested PA soldiers wanted for perpetrating attacks against Jews. Arab forces based in the city opened fire on the IDF force, and several gunbattles ensued.

One IDF soldier was was killed by Arab forces during the gunbattles.

After several hours, IDF forces retreated from the city.

02:08 Victim of Arab attack in Jerusalem dead of wounds
One of the Jews who was shot by Arab forces several hours ago has died of the wounds he sustained in the attack. The victim was one of two people shot when Arab forces opened fire on Jews travelling along Yigal Yadin Blvd, bewteen the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Ramot and French Hill.

He was pronounced dead at Hadassa Ein Karem hospital, in Jerusalem.

01:42 Arab forces fire on IDF in Jerusalem
Arab forces late Saturday night opened fire on IDF soldiers in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem. IDF soldiers returned fire with light arms fire and tank shells. No IDF soldiers were injured in the attack.

01:00 Arab forces shoot two Jews in Jerusalem
Arab forces late Saturday night opened fire on Jews driving on Yigal Yadin Blvd. (Route 9) in Jerusalem, between the neighborhoods of Ramot and French Hill. Two people were shot. One of the victims is critically wounded, and the other victim was lightly wounded.

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