Beit Furik, Eliyahu Crossing, Huwwara, Shomron Crossing, Za'tara (Tapuah), Mon 21.10.13, Morning

Observers: 
Harriet (reporting), Nitza, Aviga’il, Nadim (driving), Translator: Charles K.
Oct-21-2013
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Morning

Qira, Huwwara, Beit Furik, Itamar, Burin, Yizhar, Jit, Fuduq, Karnei Shomron, Nabi Elias, Eliyahu crossing, Qalqiliya

09:45  Departure from the Rosh Ha’ayin train station.

 

10:00  Shomron checkpoint.

 

10:15  Tapuah checkpoint.  Two soldiers in position.

 

Beita – Quiet.  Huwwara – the checkpoint is operating.  We didn’t see anything that appeared suspicious.

 

10:35  Beit Furik checkpoint is empty.

We drive back in the direction of Itamar.

Before Itamar we saw a convoy passing with 14 military vehicles.  Four were heavy vehicles transporting soldiers; there were also jeeps and other vehicles.

 

10:50  A Border Police jeep drives toward Tapuach.

We turn left at Jit junction onto Highway 55 toward Funduq and Qalqilya.

 

11:05  We reach the Karnei Shomron checkpoint.

Workers from the National Roads Companypark their vehicle by the roadside.

An armed settler comes down the hill to talk to them.

 

11:30  The guard at the Eliyahu checkpoint inspects our IDs and the trunk.

 

Back to Rosh Ha’ayin.