Shock and anger after Gaza attack
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 @ 00:00
by Gerald Butt
Middle East Correspondent
THE inhabitants of the Gaza Strip remain in shock after the Israeli assault on Beit Hanoun last week, in which 18 Palestinian civilians were killed. The incident has highlighted the political and diplomatic vacuum in the region, and has hardened anti-Israeli and anti-Western sentiments in the Arab world.
The Israeli army says that the attack was an error resulting from a technical failure in a tank’s artillery radar system. ...
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