UN in Gaza Given Submachine Guns for Protection Against Hamas

(Ha'aretz) Chaim Levinson - Israel last week approved the entry into Gaza of four submachine guns for the security detail guarding the heads of UNRWA in Gaza. The director of UNRWA's activities in Gaza, John Ging, said his life is in constant danger and he needs more suitable protection than the handguns his bodyguards had been carrying. UNRWA told Israeli security officials that its personnel are being threatened by Hamas.

2010-11-05 09:47:32

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