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    ISRAELI DEFENCE MINISTER MOSHE DAYAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) APOLOGISED TO THE ARAB OF RAFAH, IN SOUTHERN GAZA, FOR AN INCIDENT ON MONDAY IN WHICH ONE WOMAN WAS KILLED AND 10 INJURED. "I DEEPLY REGRET THAT WOMEN WERE HURT," GENERAL DAYAN TOLD THE MAYOR AND OTHER CIVIC LEADERS AT A MEETING IN RAFAH.

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    ISRAELI DEFENCE MINISTER MOSHE DAYAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) APOLOGISED TO THE ARAB OF RAFAH, IN SOUTHERN GAZA, FOR AN INCIDENT ON MONDAY IN WHICH ONE WOMAN WAS KILLED AND 10 INJURED. "I DEEPLY REGRET THAT WOMEN WERE HURT," GENERAL DAYAN TOLD THE MAYOR AND OTHER CIVIC LEADERS AT A MEETING IN RAFAH.

    THE INCIDENT -- WHICH INVOLVED ISRAELI TROOPS -- OCCURRED WHEN HUNDREDS OF ARAB WOMEN DEFIED A LOCAL CURFEW AND STORMED A FENCED ENCLOSURE. INSIDE THE ENCLOSURE MEN WERE BEING SCREENED BY THE MILITARY AFTER TERRORIST ACTION IN THE AREA.

    GENERAL DAYAN SAID AN ENQUIRY COMMISSION HAD BEEN APPOINTED TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENT. HE SAID THAT IF THE FINDINGS SHOWED THAT ANY OF THE TROOPS BEHAVED ILLEGALLY THEY WOULD BE BROUGHT TO TRIAL.

    LATER GENERAL DAYAN VISITED THE WOUNDED WOMEN IN CHAN YOUNIS HOSPITAL. TEN WOMEN WERE INJURED IN THE FIGHTING, AND ONE OF THEN LATER DIED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJ7AGJIDIPGKAEJ3YDSCT6QIS
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJ7AGJIDIPGKAEJ3YDSCT6QIS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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