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Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Young Palestinian Teenagers Trying to Infiltrate the Jewish Settlement of Netzarim: A First Hand Account From Reporter Robert Fisk

StoryApril 25, 2002
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Israeli soldiers shot and killed three young Palestinian teenagers trying to infiltrate the Jewish settlement of Netzarim on Tuesday.

The headline on the front page of the New York Times reads, "Passions Inflamed, Gaza Teenagers Die in Suicidal Attacks" The article claims the three boys were armed with knives and homemade bombs.

But London Independent reporter Robert Fisk has spent the morning with the fathers of the three boys and has another story.

Guest:

  • Robert Fisk, reporter for the London Independent, in the Gaza Strip.

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  • "White Men In Black Dresses"–Sandy Rapp, We The People 1(813)522-3947.

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