Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Dayton's Dogs Kill Their Own People. Sorry, Just Obeying Israeli Orders

PA forces kill bystander in clash with Jenin gunmen

"A Palestinian civilian was killed on Tuesday when President Mahmoud Abbas's security forces clashed with gunmen for the first time since launching a law-and-order push in the northern West Bank.

Hundreds of Abbas's forces deployed to the city of Jenin on Saturday in a U.S.-backed security push Washington hopes will show the Palestinians can rein in militants - Israel's main condition for Palestinian statehood.

Residents in the town of Qabatya near Jenin said civilian Ahmed Fawwaz Kmeil, 20, was shot as he tried to escape a standoff between Abbas's forces and local gunmen who were sitting in a cafe.
Palestinian forces said in a statement the man was killed when an "outlawed group" opened fire on the security men, adding they would investigate the incident and keep up their crime-fighting push.

The Jenin deployment by Abbas's forces, some of whom receive U.S.-funded training in Jordan, was the second big Palestinian security campaign in a major West Bank city following a similar mission in Nablus late last year......."

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