IDF to investigate February shooting of shepherd

March 29, 2006 19:50

IDF Judge Advocate-General Brig.-Gen. Avi Mandelblit ordered the army to launch a military police investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Naifa Muhammad Hussein Abu Masoud, a 25-year-old shepherd killed by IDF troops on February 13, near the Gaza Strip security fence. Mandelblit decided to launch the investigation after studying the case and concluding that there was a possibility the IDF opened fire against instructions.

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