WEST BANK: ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BARAK HOPES THAT THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS CAN BE REVIVED ON THE FIFTH DAY OF PALESTINIAN/ISRAELI VIOLENCERecord ID: 636783
- Title: WEST BANK: ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BARAK HOPES THAT THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS CAN BE REVIVED ON THE FIFTH DAY OF PALESTINIAN/ISRAELI VIOLENCE
- Date: 2nd October 2000
- Summary: NABLUS, WEST BANK (OCTOBER 2, 2000) (REUTERS) PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS APPROACHING ISRAELI SETTLEMENT AT JOSEPH'S TOMB (3 SHOTS) SLV PALESTINIAN FIRING OVER WALL OF TOMB/ AS PALESTINIANDS THROW STONES AND PETROL BOMBS VARIOUS, PALESTINAN PROTESTERS PULLING DOWN FENCE AROUND SETTLEMENT AS PETROL BOMBS ARE THROWN (2 SHOTS) CUTAWAY OF PETROL BOMB BURNING ONTO TOP OF FENCE OF TOMB SLV PALESTINIANS TRYING TO PULL DOWN TREES SURROUNDED FENCED TOMB VARIOUS, PALESTINIANS CARRYING PETROL BOMBS ROLL TYRE TOWARDS TOMB VARIOUS, PROTESTORS SET LIGHT TO TYRE AS MEDIA WATCH VARIOUS, ISRAELI FLAG FLYING BEHIND SMOKE (2 SHOTS) NEAR RAMALLAH, WEST BANK (OCTOBER 2, 2000) (REUTERS) WIDE OF ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER EHUD BARAK AT NEWS CONFERENCE SCU (SOUNDBITE ENGLISH) BARAK SPEAKING AT PRESS CONFERENCE: (Asked if the peace process can remain alive) "Clearly not for long but I believe if we are determined enough we can put an end to it together with Chairman Arafat and some support from other leaders and if we can put negotiations back on track and accomplish our main responsiblity which is to put an end to the conflict and achieve an agreement " BARAK WITH ARMY CHIEF LOOKING OUT OVER RAMALLAH WIDE OF ROAD IN RAMALLAH SMV BARAK WITH ARMY CHIEF LOOKING OUT OVER RAMALLAH PAN TO WIDE OF VIEW OVER RAMALLAH SMV BARAK LISTENING TO MILITARY ADVISORS WIDE/ SMV OF ISRAELI SNIPER GUNMAN FIRING OUT OF WINDOWS OF BUIDING TOWARDS PROTESTORS (2 SH0TS) VARIOUS , OF PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS TAKING COVER ON STREET NOT FAR FROM WHERE BARAK IS WATCHING/ PROTESTORS THROWING STONES (2 SHOTS) WIDE OF ROAD WITH PROTESTERS AND AMBULANCE SLV PROTESTERS TAKING COVER AS SOUND OF GUN FIRE IS HEARD SLV PROTESTORS THROWING STONES
- Reuters ID: LVA3THCPPHCAXYYUAX0F6P1JJ7XT
- Location: NABLUS AND NEAR RAMALLAH, WEST BANK
- Country: Israel
- Duration: 00:03:00
- Topics: General
- Story Text: As firefights between Palestinians and Israeli troops
continue in the West Bank and Gaza for a second day, Israeli
Prime Minister Ehud Barak says the peace process can still be
Elsewhere, Six Israeli Arabs, one Israeli Jew and
six Palestinians died in violence that swept the West Bank,
Gaza Strip and Arab towns in Israel on Monday, bringing the
total death toll to 42 in five days of unrest.
Of those killed, 33 were Palestinians, seven were Israeli
Arabs, one an Israeli border policeman and an Israeli Jewish
Israeli police killed an Arab, shooting him in the head
during clashes in the Israeli Arab town of Um al-Fahem on
Monday. Hospital sources said a 17-year-old boy from the town
also died of his wounds.
An Israeli Arab from Nazareth was shot dead in clashes
with Israeli police, Israeli security sources said. Three
Israeli Arabs were killed in violence near the northern town
of Sakhnin, medical officials said.
Gunmen shot dead an Israeli Jew in the West Bank on
Monday. Israeli police said the 30-year-old man, killed at the
entrance to the West Bank village of Bidya, was probably
attacked by Palestinians but checks were still being made.
He was the first Jewish civilian to be killed in the
A 17-year-old Palestinian civilian and a Palestinian
security man, aged 25, were killed at the volatile Netzarim
junction in the Palestinian-ruled Gaza Strip, hospital sources
Medical sources said a 24-year-old Palestinian policeman
was shot dead by Israeli troops confronting Palestinian
stone-throwers near a Jewish West Bank settlement close to
Jericho. A 17-year-old Palestinian was killed in a clash in
the West Bank town of Jenin, hospital officials said.
Two Palestinians were killed in clashes outside the West
Bank town of Jericho, officials said.
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