29 August 2002

Statement from DM Ben-Eliezer’s Office
(Communicated by the Defense Minister’s Media Adviser)

Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer this morning (Thursday), August 29, 2002, expressed his regret over the incident in which innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were killed as a result of IDF fire.

Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer directed the IDF to present him with the results and lessons of the investigation of the incident forthwith.