Ramadan is such a peaceful time...
In the Ashanti camp in Gaza, gunmen shot and killed a 37-year old man and seriously wounded another as the victims prepared to eat their Iftar meal Wednesday night. Commenters in PalPress claim that this was a result of an old feud; the victim had apparently murdered another guy four years ago.
In that same camp, a family feud erupted in the murder of a 23-year old.
(I'm pretty sure these are two separate incidents. Firas Press reports them separately, although every other paper reports one or the other.)
The 2009 PalArab self-death count is now at 186.
In other news, Palestine Today headlines a story that China provides 30% of Gaza's electricity. That would be a really stunning technological feat, but what the article means is that 30% of Gaza's electricity comes from generators made in China. Of course, that means that the fuel for the generators comes from Israel, but they aren't going to mention that part...
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