“”” At least 17 Palestinians and three Israelis have been killed in a day of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip.
Five Palestinian children and a cameraman from the Reuters news agency were among those killed on Wednesday, Palestinians officials said, before the Israeli military said late on Wednesday that its forces had withdrawn from Gaza.(…) In the day’s deadliest attack, an Israeli helicopter fired four missiles at targets near the al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza. At least 12 Palestinians, including five children aged 12-15, were killed in that attack, said Dr Moaiya Hassanain of the Palestinian health ministry. Fadl Shanaa, a Reuters cameraman, was killed with two Palestinian civilians when a missile hit his vehicle. He had been travelling to the al-Bureij camp to cover the aftermath of the air raid there.Jacky Rowland, Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Jerusalem, said the car in which Shanaa was travelling was clearly marked with “press” symbols. (…)An Israeli military spokesman expressed regret after the incident.”We regret the death of a photographer, but it must be pointed out that there’s a war going on against armed terrorists who are extremists and dangerous,” he told AFP. “”” [ AFP, AlJazeera,Reuters]
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“”” Cel putin 17 palestinieni si 3 israelieni au fost ucisi in luptele din Fasia Gaza ,miercuri 16 aprilie 2008. Cinci copii palestinieni si un cameraman al agentiei de presa Reuters au fost deasemenea ucisi de catre trupele israeliene.
In ziua atacului sangeros , un helicopter israelian a lansat 4 rachete in zona taberei de refugiati al-Bureij .In urma atacului cel putin 12 palestinieni,printre care 5 copii cu varste intre 12-15 ani, au fost ucisi (a declarat Dr. Moaiya Hassanain -Ministerul Palestinian al Sanatatii).
Fadl Shanaa, un cameraman al agentiei de presa Reuters, a fost ucis alaturi de alti 2 civili palestinieni, atunci cand o racheta israeliana a lovit masina in care se aflau.Masina era marcata cu simbolurile de PRESA si respecta normele internationale de semnalizare.
Un oficial al armatei israeliene si-a exprimat regretul in urma acestui incident. ” Regretam moartea acestui fotograf,dar trebuie luat in seama faptul ca aici se duce un razboi impotriva unor teroristi inarmati(N.A. Care or fi teroristii?) care sunt extremisti si periculosi,” a declarat acesta pentru AFP. “””