Barak hails IDF probe into shelling of Gaza doctor's home

Following the IDF confirmation that two tank shells hit the Gaza home of Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, killing three of his daughters and a niece, during Operation Cast Lead, Defense Minister Ehud Barak called the incident "tragic", but hailed the IDF for carrying out such a thorough investigation of the incident. "I am familiar with a lot of armies, and I think there are very few militaries in the world, if any at all...where you see such insistence in carrying out probes and [very few militaries] that see such investigations as a duty and responsibility," he told Channel 10. "I also don't know of other armies that exert so much effort in trying to prevent such things from happening."