IDF soldier hurt in op near Ramallah

Elsewhere, IAF fires on Rafiah building used to store arms; 2 lightly wounded.

September 27, 2006 21:25
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al aksa man gun 298.88. (photo credit: AP [file])


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IAF aircraft shot two missiles at a building used for storing weapons in Rafiah, near the Egyptian border, it was reported late Wednesday night. Two people were lightly wounded, and the building was lightly damaged. The army reported that the building's residents had been warned in advance by phone and had evacuated the premises. Arab sources claimed the IDF has recently attacked several homes of those suspected of smuggling arms to the Gaza Strip. Earlier Wednesday evening, an IDF soldier was lightly wounded when he was hit by a concrete block thrown by a Palestinian during an arrest operation in El-Amri refugee camp, next to Ramallah. During the operation, IDF Special Forces arrested an Al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades operative and two other Palestinian fugitives. Two pistols were found in Palestinians' possession. Palestinian gunmen fired on the troops, while other Palestinians in the vicinity threw stones and blocks. The troops returned fire, hitting two of the gunmen. The wounded soldier was evacuated from the scene for medical treatment.

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