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For the Third Time, Rockets Found in UNRWA Schools

UNRWA spokesperson admitted rockets were stored on its property, but couldn't bring himself to say who was responsible.
Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel as seen from Sderot.

Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel as seen from Sderot.
Photo Credit: Nati Shohat / Flash 90

For the third time in just two weeks, terrorists’ rockets were found stored in UNRWA schools in the Gaza Strip. The discovery was announced by the United Nations’ Refugee Agency.

“We condemn the group or groups who endangered civilians by placing these munitions in our school. This is yet another flagrant violation of the neutrality of our premises. We call on all the warring parties to respect the inviolability of U.N. property,” UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness said in a statement.

Gunness condemned “those responsible” for storing the rockets in an UNRWA school, but he refused to say who was responsible.

If Gunness did not want to take a chance and blame Hamas if it was oh, say, the Islamic Jihad group that had used the school as a munitions storage center, he could have said Palestinian Arabs. Instead, his obfuscatory statement could lead some to believe that Israel might be the responsible party. As if Israelis might have snuck into the Gaza Strip in the dead of night and hidden their weapons in am UNRWA school.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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34 Responses to “For the Third Time, Rockets Found in UNRWA Schools”

  1. they are afraid to comment Hamas can blow them up

  2. Sherry Perry says:

    we all know who owns them and so does the un they help put them there. get RID OF THE U.N. PERIOD

  3. And once the rockets have been found … where do they go?

  4. UNWRA could not even mention who stored the missiles,coward!!!

  5. hahaha this is unbelievable… maybe they belong to santa claus.

  6. Mary Prine says:

    Let me guess! Their own!

  7. UN will not believe on that

  8. Kalman Shor says:

    Wait! Did they find my rockets?

  9. Judy Murray says:

    They are either stupid or complicit. Maybe both !! Don’t they see Hamas is making them a joke?

  10. Trish Forbes says:

    Damn. They found my stash

  11. Duh! I wonder whose rockets they were. And I bet they were returned to Hamas.

  12. Hahaha you are right there! No need to think much! It is already transparent! What did devil love? To steal, cheat and destroy! But God love peace because He is peaceful God! Vengeance is mine that’s what the Lord says. Israel is not alone even the world is against God is with them. The creator of heaven and earth!

  13. Giom Mouton says:

    They obviously belong to New Zealand. Duh.

  14. Jo Offord says:

    Actually, I think I’ve mislaid my rockets, they could be mine.

  15. they belong to the UN they allow the Hamas to put those rockets, because they are the supporter of hamas, thats why they are forcing israel for a ceasefire. they dont want israel to discover the truth.

  16. The ones who suppose to uphold the law and protect the humans rights. UN is nothing more then a circus. bunch o clowns.

  17. Stupid is what UN is, Hamas has got them.

  18. we support israel.God wl cover them n gve tgem victory.Soon,the world wl know who are the people of God.

  19. I’m sure not! Would you tell the truth if the Hamas had a gun at your head and threatened to have your family killed?? We are not dealing with human beings here!

  20. Oh please, as if we couldn’t guess they belong to Hamas.

  21. A big Joke; shameful obviously a HAMAS PAWN

  22. Thats one of the reason why Groundoffencive action is needed

  23. Daisy Mayer says:

    Enough is enough, even the un is antesemmitics everybody knows that

  24. Judy Klein says:

    Brilliant- whose rockets???? Give me a break!

  25. Sue Johnson says:

    They don,t have to. Why would Israel put rockets thee

  26. Zvi Fink says:

    they’re mine and I want them sent to Iran by air special delivery

  27. Zvi Fink says:

    they’re mine and I want them sent to Iran by air special delivery

  28. Zvi Fink says:

    they’re mine and I want them sent to Iran by air special delivery

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