Palestinian civilian vehicle hit by shell
(Communicated by the IDF Spokesman)

March 4, 2002

This afternoon (4 March), an IDF force identified a vehicle carrying armed Palestinian policement in Al-Bira (Ramallah). The force fired a tank shell towards the vehicle, however the shell hit a near-by civilian vehicle, apparently harming several civilians.

The IDF Spokesperson would like to express sorrow and apologize for the harm caused to innocent Palestinian civilians.

   
 Palestinian civilian vehicle hit by shell-4-Mar-2002
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