'Awarta, 'Azzun 'Atma, Beit Furik, Burin (Yitzhar), Huwwara, Shomron Crossing, Za'tara (Tapuah), Thu 31.1.13, Morning

Observers: 
Esti A. Na'ava E. (reporting)
31/01/2013
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Morning

Natanya translating.

 

The good news is that there has been much rain and the almond trees are in bloom.

 

6.15  Azzun Atma. It's raining all the time.  There are a few workers next to the turnstiles and they go through quickly.  The "Kfir" regiment's soldiers are welcoming.  The sergeant tells us that this morning when they came to open the checkpoint 50 people were already waiting but now there are fewer and they go through quickly.

 

Shomron crossing.There are no police at the exit from Israel.

 

7.00 Za'tara/Tapuach.  There are no soldiers at the checking posts.

 

At the checkpoints of Burin/Yizharno military activity.

 

7.20 Beit Furik.No soldiers

In the streets of the village the rain washes the streets and we do not see the children going their way.

 

Awarta.The yellow bar is still blocking the road. Also the large boulder is still in the middle of the road.

 

7.30 Huwwara CP.is not manned. The flags at the top of the tower have been replaced.

At the ascent Braha settlement is a soldier.

 

Za'tara/Tapuach CP.  Two soldiers shelter from the rain at the post and do not stop the small flow of traffic.

 

Shomron crossing.The checking is quick as allways.