At 6 pm the Palestinian police arrested a Hamas member in possession of a bomb in Salah el Din street to the east of Jabalia camp. The Hamas member was taken to a police station in Jabalia which was then surrounded by about 300 Hamas supporters. Negotiations began between Hamas and the PA and the detainee was subsequently released.
The house of the Bashir Family, northwest Kfar Daroum, is still occupied by the IDF. Severe movement restrictions are being imposed on the family, which have been in place since the beginning of the disengagement. However the IDF is periodically allowing one person to leave and bring food.
In Al Mawassi during the weekend, 4 trucks of fresh food supplies were allowed into the area, and the IDF allowed about 20 small trucks of agricultural products out. No people were able to move in or out during the weekend.
The Mukhtar of Seafa reported that they are short of animal feed.
Yesterday, 27 August, IDF allowed the Ismail Semairi family living southeast Qissufim road to leave their home during the day time. The Abu Farraj families living to the southwest of the Qissufim road were allowed to move once for two hours on Friday, and three times for two hours on Saturday.