Drivers injured at Erez crossing were ferrying wounded 'Palestinians' into Israel for medical treatment
They really do try to kill their own, don't they? The three 'Israeli Arab' drivers who were wounded in the Hamas mortar attack on the Erez crossing point
earlier today were ferrying wounded 'Palestinians' from Gaza
to Israeli hospitals for medical treatment.
In the early afternoon a
mortar wounded three Israeli Arabs who work as taxi drivers tasked with
taking a group of Gazans from the crossing into Israel for medical
care. Roughly an hour later, the IAF hit the site from where the mortar
The attack took place
at the Erez Crossing in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council while a goup
of ill Palestinians was making the crossing. Soldiers evacuated the
wounded as mortars continued to fall.
One of the Palestinian attemtping to make the crossing spoke to Ynet
and said "the war does what it wants with us. I hope both sides put an
end to it. There is too much fear in Gaza and in Israel. All we wanted
was to get medical care."
Abed Ra'asab, from
East Jerusalm, arrived at the crossing to transfer a young relative of
his suffering cancer to a hospital in Jeruslam and witnessed the scene.
When he arrived at the Palestinian side of the crossing the attack
began. "It was so close, but thank God I was close to a shelter, those
wounded were farther away. The (IDF) paramedics quickly took care of the
The mortar hit one of the few active crossings connecting Israel to
Gaza, specifically the one intended for human passage. A car belonging
to one of the Israeli-Arabs sustained damage. A young Palestinian girl
who was at the crossing suffered anxiety and she was seen shaking from
Still waiting to hear any international condemnation of Hamas (which has taken responsibility) for firing on wounded 'Palestinians.' I don't expect to hear any.
Labels: Erez crossing, Gaza, Hamas, IDF, Israeli Arab, Israeli medical care, mortar shells, Operation Protective Edge