Friday, 12 June 2015
Missile attack in Gaza was a tragic accident according to Israeli military
"The Israeli military has cleared itself of culpability in one of the most controversial incidents in last summer’s Gaza war: a missile attack that killed four children on Gaza beach and injured a number of others."
Witness to a shelling: first-hand account of deadly strike on Gaza port
"Israel’s advocate general’s office said the attack, which led to the death of four boys aged between nine and 11 was a "tragic accident".
"An account of the investigation, posted late on Thursday by military spokesman Lt Col Peter Lerner, said the strike had targeted a "compound" which had been known as belonging to Hamas’s Naval Police and Naval Force (including naval commandos)".
"But journalists who attended the scene in the immediate aftermath of the attack – including a reporter from the Guardian – saw a small and dilapidated fisherman’s hut containing a few tools where the children had been playing hide-and-seek."
Read more http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/11/israel-clears-military-gaza-beach-children