AR-News: Israeli attack kills donkey, and Hamas militant
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Fri Aug 29 04:31:37 EDT 2003
Hamas militant killed in Israeli helicopter attack in Gaza
Thursday, August 28, 2003 Posted: 8:40 PM EDT (0040 GMT)
Israeli armored vehicles mass near a border crossing into Gaza Thursday.
(CNN) -- Just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon instructed
forces to "take all necessary steps" against Hamas, an Israeli helicopter
gunship late Thursday struck a donkey cart in southern Gaza, killing a Hamas
militant and wounding three people nearby, Palestinian sources and witnesses
The cart was traveling in a residential neighborhood in Khan Yunis in
southern Gaza when it was struck.
Witnesses said the Hamas member was traveling alone in the cart when it was
struck by three rockets fired from an Israeli helicopter.
They said he was killed instantly. Three other people near the cart were
wounded, witnesses and hospital sources said.
--Of course, no word on the donkey....
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