Monday, January 03, 2005

Saudis report truth, PA lies about Palestinian girl killed by Palestinians

#1 The truth: Palestinian girl killed in Gaza explosion

Gaza city, Gaza Strip, Jan 1, SPA[Saudi Press Agency] -- A ten-year-old
Palestinian girl was killed Saturday when an explosion ripped through her
home in the Jebaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, hospital
officials said.

Residents said Ibtihal Abu Daher was killed when a Palestinian rocket
inadvertently hit her house. Her 11-year old brother Ihab was also wounded
in the explosion.

1359 Local Time
1059 GMT

#2 The Lie: A Palestinian Girl and a Man Killed by Israeli Troops

JABALYA, Palestine, January 1, 2005 (IPC Agencies)[Official PA website]--
Ibtihal Abu Daher, 10 years-old girl, from the Gaza Strip refugee camp of
Jablya, was killed early this morning by the Israeli troops and her
11-year-old sister was injured after an Israeli tank fired a shell on the
Palestinian-owned houses opposite to the Abu Safiya neighborhood.

A senior hospital official at the Gaza-based Alshifa hospital, said that
Ibtihal arrived in a very critical condition at the Kamal Edwan hospital in
the northern Gaza Strip, and that her sister was in a moderate condition.