Eyal Crossing, 'Anabta, Wed 17.6.09, Afternoon
15:00 – Hapachim Checkpoint near Karnei Shomron
– Traffic is light. Most of the cars go through without being checked. Occasionally the soldiers check a car and it continues on its way after a short time.
Sewage from Nablus is flowing in the riverbed nearby and the smell is intolerable.
15:30 – Anabta – There is a line of 8-10 cars. Most of the vehicles go through
without being checked. Occasionally the soldiers stop a car for a more thorough check and the line immediately grows longer, but no one has to wait more than a few minutes. Cars with Israeli license plates go towards Tulkarem without being delayed.
Only a few cars are going out from the direction of Tulkarm.
16:15 – Eyal Checkpoint – There is a constant flow of workers returning from work.
The check is short and in a few minutes everyone finished and continues on their way.