May 25, 2007

UN: Internal Violence Killed 55 Palestinians, Injured 243 Last Week

From UN: Internal Violence Killed 55 Palestinians, Injured 243 Last Week:

According to a report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) issued on Tuesday, 55 Palestinians have been killed and 243 injured during the last week as a result of internal violence. Since the beginning of 2007, more than 150 Palestinians have been killed as a result of factional violence and over 750 injured, OCHA reports. OCHA says that Palestinian militant groups have fired 173 Kassam rockets towards Israel in the last week.