JUNE 21, 2002: ARMY TANK SHELLS KILL THREE IN JENIN
Two young brothers among the dead

[JENIN] Two brothers, Ahmed Abu Aziz (6 years) and Jamil Abu Aziz (12 years) were just killed and a third brother injured when the Israeli army fired tank shells into the street where they were playing during an army-announced lifting of curfew. A third man, Hilal Shidah (52 years) was also killed in the same incident. Ahmed Abu Aziz's arm was blown off and both his legs severly ripped into. He died instantly. Jamil was taken into the emergency operating room, but died after 15 minutes. The boys' father is an ambulance driver at the Jenin Government Hospital.
The Israeli army is announcing to the residents of Jenin that the curfew is lifted until 6pm tonight, and they can come out of their homes.

Dead:
Ahmed Yousef Abu Aziz - 6 years old
Jamil Yousef Abu Aziz - 12 years old
Hilal Mustafa Mahmoud Shidah - 50 years old

Injured:
Tarek Yousef Abu Aziz - age unknown : Massive injuries to chest, liver and stomach. Currently in surgery and in critical condition, but expected to live.

For more information: Jenin Government Hospital - 04-250-1057 x11

Internationals in Jenin: Tobias (067 362 344) Jim (053 812 874) Rick (067-456-158) Rebecca (055-558-954)

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