Those Zionists! Will they never tire of oppressing the Palestinians? What’s that? It wasn’t the Israelis? It was the Egyptians? Well, then, the United Nations will surely condemn Egypt’s building of this “apartheid wall,” and denounce the soldiers’ firing upon the innocent and oppressed Palestinians. Won’t it? Won’t it?
“Mid East: Tension On Egyptian Border, 17 More Soldiers Injured,” from ANSAmed, January 6 (thanks to Insubria):
(ANSAmed) – CAIRO, JANUARY 6 – In addition to having shot and killed an Egyptian soldier in a tower, today’s clashes on the Rafah border injured another 17 soldiers, including 10 officers. The number was specified by news agency, MENA, which stated that a general, a colonel, and a commander were all injured. On the other side of the border, according to AFP, five Palestinians were seriously wounded by gunfire from Egyptian soldiers who reacted after about 200 protesters, demonstrating against the new barrier under construction by Egypt, threw rocks at the troops. Gunfire was reportedly exchanged by both sides. Another 15 Palestinians were injured when Hamas police reacted with nightsticks and tear gas, and fired shots into the air to disperse the protestors. The demonstrations was reportedly organised by Hamas officials in power in Gaza to protest against the barrier, which should put an end to the construction of underground tunnels used to smuggle goods and weapons into Palestinian territory, bypassing the Israeli blockade. (ANSAmed).