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02/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Israeli Troops Kill Gaza Children Carrying White Flag, Witnesses Say

EZBT ABED RABBO, Gaza Strip -- Nasser Abu Freeh was one of the first to see the Israeli soldiers as they entered this pastoral Gaza neighborhood overlooking the Israeli border on Jan. 3, hours after the Israeli government ordered the first ground forces into Gaza.

Abu Freeh's two-story hilltop home is a favorite spot for Israeli soldiers, who used it as a command post during three previous attempts to deter Gaza militants from firing crude rockets into Israel from the surrounding cattle farms, orange groves and dirt alleys.

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