Tarmit Fortress in Gaza: Voting Under Fire

(Yediot Ahronot) - Felix Frisch The newly rebuilt Tarmit Fortress, separating the Palestinian town of Rafiah in Gaza from Egypt, is manned by Bedouin IDF soldiers from the Desert Patrol battalion. To reach the outpost, you drive on what the IDF calls the "Philadelphia" road, a stretch where you leave the bullet-proof bus and transfer to an armored personnel carrier. One-third of all the shooting incidents in the territories happen here.

2003-01-27 00:00:00

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