Gaza: UN urges Israel not to endanger civilians
Deploring loss of life in Gaza, UN envoy urges Israel not to endanger civilians
Deploring the loss of life in Gaza City today following deadly clashes, the senior United Nations envoy for the Middle East called on Israel to take measures to avoid endangering civilians.
Terje Roed-Larsen issued a statement urging Israeli military authorities to “act in a manner that minimizes the risk to civilians and is in keeping with Israel's obligations under international law.”
At least eight Palestinians were
killed as Palestinian militants exchanged fire with Israeli
soldiers in the area.