Sunday, May 23, 2010

UNRWA summer camp in Gaza set on fire by unknown gunmen

Gaza’s Hamas-run police force is investigating the incident and the spokesman of the Interior Ministry in Gaza, Ihab al-Ghussein, said “the action is strongly condemned and those behind it will be held accountable.”
UNRWA’s Director of Operations in Gaza, John Ging, condemned the incident, adding “UNRWA will not be intimidated by such incidents and will quickly rebuild the location in good time to host the Summer Games”

Gunmen leave Gaza summer camp in shambles

AlJazeeraEnglish May 23, 2010 — Dozens of armed men have attacked a United Nations summer camp being set up for children in Gaza.

Tents were set on fire and bathrooms vandalised.

The UN provides activities for around 250 thousand young people in Gaza, but as Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports, the fighters left a chilling warning for the organisers.

UNRWA summer camp in Gaza set on fire.wmv

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