Reihan, Shaked, Wed 31.12.08, Afternoon
11:45 - Shaked-Tura checkpoint
The checkpoint is still closed. a break. Precisely at 12:00 they opened the checkpoint.
Heavy traffic of students and school children from the West Bank into the Seam Line zone. They went through without being inspected.
Eight cars went into the West Bank one after the other.
A woman with a child arrived without a permit. The soldiers allowed her to cross over to Tura provided she'd be back within one hour. She had promised to comply and indeed had returned on time.
13:00 -I left the checkpoint.
13:10 - Rihan-Barta'a checkpoint -
Two private cars are under inspection, there were no pickup trucks with merchandise.
Many military vehicles drove by in various roads near the checkpoint.
Pedestrians went through the terminal "without problems".
At the Palestinian car park area , a family was waiting for a dead body, A Palestinian worker had died in an accident near Baka-el-Garbia.
14:15 - I left the checkpoint and the body had not arrive.