Middle East and North Africa

Israel: Investigate Gaza Beach Killings
Artillery Strike Probably Killed Palestinian Family
Hamdia Ghalya, 40, Ali’s second wife and mother to several of the killed and injured, lies in Shifa  Hospital in Gaza City Sunday. She suffered a compound fracture and lost a chunk of flesh in her arm in an explosion on a beach north of Gaza City. She also pointed to shrapnel wounds to her abdomen and upper leg. © 2006 Marc Garlasco/Human Rights Watch