Wednesday, November 08, 2006

O Freunde, nicht diese Töne! Dona Nobis Pacem

"Israeli tank shells crashed into a residential neighborhood, killing at least 18 people, including eight children, in their sleep early Wednesday, Palestinian witnesses and officials said.

Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said efforts to form a national unity government were suspended because of the attack. Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz ordered the army to halt artillery attacks in Gaza.

But a government spokesman said Israel will continue its operations in Gaza aimed at halting Palestinian rocket attacks.

Spokeswoman Miri Eisin said the army is still investigating Wednesday morning's deadly incident, and that Israel will take full responsibility if mistakes were made." ...

Associated Press "Israeli Shells Kill 18 Palestinians [Including Eight Children] in Gaza" New York Times November 8, 2006

Pity those who believe that there will always be warfare.

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