Monday, November 12, 2007

GAZA STRIP: Several Killed, Many More Wounded After Hamas Fires On Arafat Rally

Monday, November 12, 2007
The International Herald Tribune brings us this story today and it starts off like this... At least six Palestinians were killed and more than 100 were wounded here Monday when a mass rally marking the third anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, the longtime Palestinian leader, ended in fighting between the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah... Doctors at two Gaza hospitals said all of the dead and most of the wounded were Fatah supporters who had been participating in the rally... Tens of thousands of Gaza residents had turned out to commemorate Arafat, the founder of the Fatah movement, in the largest show of support for the mainstream Palestinian organization since the Islamic group Hamas seized control of the territory in June...
Read the rest at link below...
Rally for Arafat turns deadly in Gaza
>>> has this take...
Hamas marks Arafat yahrzeit by firing into Fatah crowd in Gaza, killing 7
>>> had this report late today... As Hamas and Fatah point fingers at one another, many Gazans expect a sleepless night as fears of mass arrests sweep city following clashes at Fatah rally Monday. Calling incident a 'heinous crime,' Abbas declares day of mourning...
Calm restored in Gaza; Fatah supporters fear arrests
7 killed in clashes at Arafat rally in Gaza (RAW)

About Video: Rated Mature - Seven, possibly more, people died when gunfire erupted in Gaza City on Monday as hundreds of thousands gathered to mark the death of Yasser Arafat in the biggest rally organized by the Fatah party since its ouster by Hamas.
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