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Military and Security: December 17, 2011‎

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Palestinians report that a resident of a Gaza refugee camp was killed by IDF fire at his house. Two other people were wounded. The IDF spokesperson said that soldiers on a routine mission in the area heard an explosion nearby and fired at several suspicious spots in response. The spokeperson further stated that IDF knows of no persons hit as a result.

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December 17th, 2011 at 10:29 am

Military and Security Forces: August 31, 2011

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An Air Force fighter pilot fired a missile into a street in downtown Gaza, killing Mu’ataz Karika, his two year old son, and his brother. According to the IDF Spokesperson, Karika served as the operations officer of the “Islamic Jihad.” A number of bystanders were also injured. In addition, the IDF bombed the sewage treatment facility located in the northern part of the Nuseirat refugee camp, and the “Al-Salam” sports club in Beit Lahiya.


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August 31st, 2011 at 11:37 am