At 8.00 pm, it was reported that a group of militants tried to kidnap a foreign journalist from South Africa, at Omar El Mokhtar Street opposite El Samir. PA security forces intervened and secured his release. Now the journalist is in the Presidential office.
At 4.00 pm, Hamas Movement will organize a central demonstration all along El Jalaa Street in order to celebrate the Israel pullout from Gaza. El Jalaa Street will be totally closed for vehicles and will continue for two hours later.