Firefight erupts near PA parliament in Gaza City

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May 22, 2006 15:02




A firefight involving Hamas gunmen erupted Monday near the Palestinian parliament building in Gaza City. Witnesses said the incident began when members of a Hamas militia came under fire and sought cover in an abandoned building. The militiamen exchanged fire with those shooting at them, the witnesses said. At one point, a Palestinian police cruiser tried to approach, but was shot at. There were no immediate reports of casualties.


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