Palestinians in Gaza Loot Greenhouse Equipment

(AP/Los Angeles Times) Palestinian looters took irrigation hoses, pumps, and plastic sheeting from dozens of greenhouses Tuesday, a month after Jewish American donors bought more than 3,000 of the structures from Israeli settlers for $14 million and transferred them to the PA. Jihad Wazir, deputy Palestinian finance minister, said about 30% of the greenhouses were damaged. In some instances, police joined the looters, witnesses said.

2005-09-14 00:00:00

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