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

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Harriet (reporting), Nitza, Aviga’il, Nadim (driving), Translator: Charles K.

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.