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14 Palestinians Killed in Gun Battles

Israeli troops traded heavy gunfire with Palestinians in a raid near this refugee camp Sunday, killing 14 Palestinians in the deadliest confrontation in Gaza in 17 months. The raid came a day after Palestinian militants staged an elaborate shooting and bombing assault on a Gaza checkpoint. The military said it was looking for weapons in the Bureij camp, but found none and made no arrests. The raid apparently was also meant to draw out the militants, a possible new tactic by the military ahead of a Gaza withdrawal. “Terrorism is pouring out of this refugee camp, and we have to stop it,” Israeli government spokesman Avi Pazner said. “We believe that by doing so we have prevented acts of terror in Israel and saved many human lives.” Full Story

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