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U.N. Finds Missiles in One of their Schools in Gaza

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | Worthy News / Israel-Palestinian Conflict


JERUSALEM (Worthy News)-- The United Nations Relief and Works Agency found some 20 rockets during a routine inspection in one of their schools in Gaza, the agency said on Thursday.

UNRWA strongly condemned the group or groups responsible for placing weapons in one of its schools.

"This is a flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises under international law," the UNRWA said in a statement.

"This incident, which is the first of its kind in Gaza, endangered civilians including staff and put at risk UNRWA’s vital mission to assist and protect Palestine refugees in Gaza," it continued.

"Immediately after discovery, the Agency informed the relevant parties and successfully took all necessary measures for the removal of the objects in order to preserve the safety and security of the school."

The agency has launched a comprehensive investigation.

"UNRWA has strong, established procedures to maintain the neutrality of all its premises, including a strict no-weapons policy and routine inspections of its installations, to ensure they are only used for humanitarian purposes. UNRWA will uphold and further reinforce its procedures."

Palestinian civilians in Gaza rely on UNRWA to provide humanitarian assistance and shelter. At all times, and especially during escalations of violence, the sanctity and integrity of UN installations must be respected.

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  1. This is NOT "the first of its kind in Gaza". The mythical palestinian mongrels and thieves have been using women and children as human shields for decades. They put munitions in hospitals, schools, etc because they know the Israelies have compassion, unlike the murdering Pali's, who murder Israeli children all the time.

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