Report: Beduin girl critically wounded by IDF fire

February 28, 2007 18:13


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A Beduin girl was critically wounded from gunshots, allegedly caused by IDF fire, on Wednesday. Reports say the incident occurred in Ze'elim in the northern Negev. The 12-year-old girl suffered severe head injuries and was taken into emergency at the Soroka hospital in Beersheba. Doctors said her life is in danger. A Beduin man arrived at an army base near Kibbutz Urim in the north Negev on Wednesday, carrying the girl who was suffering from severe head injuries. The man told soldiers that the girl had been injured from IDF fire after she entered a firing zone. The IDF have not confirmed the reports.

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