Armed Attacks on Palestinian Public Institutions Continue

(Palestinian Center for Human Rights) Scores of armed Palestinians carried out attacks on Al-Aqsa University in Khan Yunis, Al-Karama Military Hospital in Khan Yunis, and the electric power station in central Gaza over the weekend. On Sunday, a group stormed the campus of Al Aqsa University, where a gunman fired shots at the entrance, causing panic. Earlier Sunday, gunmen from the Military Intelligence Service stormed Al-Karama Military Hospital east of Khan Yunis, demanding the arrest of Dr. Mazen Rajab El-Batsh in what appears to be a clan dispute. On Saturday, 50 gunmen affiliated with Fatah attempted to storm the electric power station to demand jobs. The gunmen said that if their demands were not met within 48 hours, they would escalate their actions.

2006-03-15 00:00:00

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