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March 16, 2010

UN sappers detonate leftover shells from Gaza war

http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/un_sappers_detonate_leftover_shells_from_gaza_war_20100316

From AP News:

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – United Nations explosives experts have blown up several Israeli white phosphorous shells as they try to rid Gaza of munitions left behind in last year’s war.

Kerei Ruru of the U.N. Mine Action Team says his staff has collected 340 unexploded bombs and shells fired during Israel’s three-week offensive in Gaza. They include 84 white phosphorous shells and seven 1-ton bombs dropped by aircraft.

Read the full story at http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100315/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_palestinians_un_bomb_disposal.

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