'Anabta, Ar-Ras, Jubara (Kafriat), Thu 11.9.08, Morning

Rachel A and Michal S

The Tulkarm Region

08:35-08:50 Anabta
Two positions are operational, one in each direction. Vehicles cross without being checked.
09:00 - Jubara
Two detaineesinfo-icon are seating in a military vehicle with their eyes covered. The soldier says they were caught in Tulkarm and had been planning an attack in Netanya and Tel Aviv.
Another soldier, who opens the gate for us, says the detainees planned an armed attack in Shave Shomron some weeks ago.
There's a detainee in the children's gate. The soldiers at the checkpoint say he's an illegal and that his identity card is being checked. On our way back at 09:40 he was no longer there.
09:10-09:35 - The Ar-Ras Checkpoint is almost empty.