UN: Israel kills driver on aid mission to Gaza

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January 8, 2009 15:04

A UN official in the Gaza Strip claimed Israeli forces on Thursday fired on a truck on a UN aid mission in northern Gaza, killing the driver. UN spokesman Adnan Abu Hasna said the incident took place during a lull declared by Israel to allow humanitarian aid to enter the territory. He said the UN coordinated the delivery with Israel, and the vehicle and was marked with a UN flag and insignia when it was shot. The IDF said it was investigating the incident.


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