Reihan, Shaked, Wed 6.10.10, Morning
08:45 - Shaked Tura checkpoint
Only a few went through. A representative of the DCO came over to speak with us.He told us that the issue of the girl who suffers from Asthma was resolved (report of 29.9.10) she would no longer be required to be inspected inside the cabin but rather outside. We inquired about the driver Y. who owns a chicken coop located on both sides of the separation fence and often he is detained at the checkpoint.
The DCO person said there should be no problem with him.
Six trucks waited for inspection on the main road. Drivers say that they've been waiting for an hour. Another group of trucks was already inside under inspection.
At the Palestinian car park area three sleepy driver were waiting for passengers, who didn't come We were told that the olive harvest has started. Whole families are working and there is no free time for rides.
11:00 We left the checkpoint