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Editorial Note: The following news reports are summaries from original sources. They may also include corrections of Arabic names and political terminology. Comments are in parentheses.

22 Palestinian school children killed in Gaza in February 27-March 3, 2008

Report: 22 Palestinian students killed in Gaza last week

Thursday March 06, 2008 15:44 by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News

The Palestinian education ministry issued a report on Thursday stating that 22 Palestinian students were killed in the latest Israeli attacks on the Palestinian coastal region.

The report, which covers the period between the 27th of February to the 3rd of March also shows that 20 students were injured in those attacks.

The report also said that during the Israeli ground offensive targeting the northern part of the Gaza strip last week the Israeli tanks partially destroyed two schools.

The Palestinian Education Council issued a call for international human rights groups to protect the Palestinian school children and provide them with adequate conditions to live in.

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