Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:55 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:55 PM ET

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National Audio 12:55 PM ET

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NAT047 - (Israel Palestinians) (FOR PRODUCTION) KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip. x-12s. The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations says his people are disappointed the Security Council is not condemning what he calls a "heinous massacre" by Israeli troops at the Gaza border. Thousands of Palestinians -- some throwing rocks or burning tires -- protested at the border fence yesterday, with Israeli troops responding with rubber bullets, tear gas and live ammunition, killing 15 and injuring hundreds. Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour (ree-YAHD' mahn-SOOR') says the U-N needs to step in and protect Palestinians in Gaza who plan six weeks of daily protests. Israel's military is accusing militants of trying to conduct attacks under the cover of protests. This is sound of mourners in Gaza at funeral of Palestinian protester killed Friday during demonstration near the border with Israel. …

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