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'Gaza' rockets just miss Human Rights Commissioner
Maybe, just maybe, someone was trying to send a message to Ms. Arbour.
Palestinian militants in Gaza fired rockets into an Israeli border town on Tuesday during a visit by the U.N. high commissioner for human rights, critically wounding one person, witnesses and ambulance workers said.
The commissioner, Louise Arbour, was unhurt in the attack, said Christopher Gunness, spokesman for the Office of the U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.
"They (the rockets) landed a few hundred yards away from where we were," said Gunness, who accompanied Arbour on the visit to Sderot, a town often targeted by militants in Gaza.
"She was in a car but the delegation had parked very briefly when we heard very loud explosions. There were two plumes of smoke," he said.
The Magen David Adom ambulance service said a factory worker, described by media reports as a man in his 40s, was critically wounded.
Any images of this unfortunate soul, or just editorials 'describing' his misfortune?
The armed wing of the Palestinian militant group Hamas said it launched two makeshift rockets at the town.
The salvo landed shortly after Israeli troops killed a Hamas gunman [and a 70 year old woman] in northern Gaza.
Is it possible that these opportune 'rockets' were fired from Gaza?
Sure. But, not likely.