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Sunday, May 09, 2004

Speaking of Mothers . . .

Palestinians today shot at memorial service for Tali Hatuel
DEBKA: Gunfire from Palestinians disguised as women on memorial ceremony at Kissufim junction for Tali Hatuel and her four daughters murdered there by Palestinians terrorist May 2. No one hurt. Hundreds of mourners threw themselves to the ground and were evacuated under fire. Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinian gunmen dead.

deviantART has posted a beautiful photograph dedicated to David Hatuel (skip the comments).


UPDATE:

Jewish settlers mourners take cover as one of them holds his
machine gun during an attack by Palestinian militants on the road
linking the Gush Katif settlement block in the Gaza Strip with the
Kitsufim crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip Sunday May 9,
2004. Palestinian militants fired on a group of settlers holding a
memorial ceremony at the spot where a pregnant woman and her
four young daughters were killed by militants last week. Settlers
armed with assault rifles and soldiers returned fire, the army said.
Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the shooting. The Isreali
army killed two of the attackers, the Isreali military said.
(AP Photo/Edi Israel)



A Jewish settler runs with his child for safety as others take cover
behind cars, during an attack by Palestinian gunmen, during a
memorial service on the Kissufim Road into the Gush Katif settlement
block, in the Gaza Strip, May 9, 2004.



An Israeli settler protects his daughter during an attack by Palestinian
militants on the road linking the Gush Katif settlement block in the Gaza
Strip with the Kitsufim crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip Sunday
May 9, 2004. Palestinian militants fired on a group of settlers holding a
memorial ceremony at the spot where a pregnant woman and her four young
daughters were killed by militants last week. Settlers armed with assault
rifles and soldiers returned fire, the army said. Writing in the background
reads, in Hebrew, 'Rooting Out Settlements,' at right in blue, and 'Victory
For Terror,' at left in red. (AP Photo/Edi Israel

What makes them think, how would they know, these people are "settlers"? And how can the world bear this? As cynical as I have become, I am truly shocked that no one gives a damn.