. They threw bottles with explosive substances at one bus. The incident took place in Hebron, not far from the Arab village of El-Arub. The other bus was shelled from automatic weapons near the Jewish settlement of Rimonim, in the Ramallah area. No casualties were reported, save for three passengers who fainted. An Israeli army Jeep was also shelled in Hebron. Several fragment grenades were thrown at Israeli roadblocks situated near Rafiah, Gaza Strip. Nevertheless, according to many sources, the number of armed clashes have reduced in Palestine in the past two weeks in the wake of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's televised address to the nation. In his address timed for the beginning of the Moslem holiday of fast breaking, he called to immediately stop violence and resume talks.
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