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UN sappers detonate leftover shells from Gaza war

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March 16, 2010 | 12:51 pm

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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