Beit Iba, Jit, Thu 15.5.08, Morning

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Nora R, Hana P.Natanya translating.

8.30 Beit Iba. A long line of people waiting to enter Nablus and women also are carefully checked. The commander says that it seems there is a female suicide bomber. We drew the attention of the DCO representative to the situation and he saw to it that two lines were drawn up for men and for women. 2 taxi drivers were detained as they had entered the checkpoint area and half an hour later they were freed.

Jit 9.30 The checkpoint is not handled in a permanent fashion. The soldiers in a Hummer made a rolling checkpoint Sometimes they stopped a suspicious car to check the ID.