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Robert Wargas


March 17, 2012 - 9:15 am

In a “news” article entited “Palestinian protestor bitten by Israeli army dog,” AFP reports that

A Palestinian protester was bitten by an Israeli army attack dog during a protest in the West Bank village Kafr Qaddum west of Nablus on Friday, an AFP correspondent said.

An Israeli military spokeswoman acknowledged to AFP that a demonstrator was “lightly wounded” by the dog.

“One hundred Palestinians were hurling rocks at security forces, who used riot dispersal means,” she said.

“One Palestinian was arrested for physically assaulting a soldier, and a second was attacked by a dog. He was lightly wounded and treated by army medics at the scene. He did not need to be evacuated to hospital.”

A hundred Palestinians throwing rocks and attacking soldiers, and it’s a little nip by a dog that’s reported.

Robert Wargas is a regular contributor to PJ Media. A native of Long Island, he was educated at the City University of New York and Yale University, and has contributed reports and opinion pieces to Newsday and FrontPage Magazine on a range of topics. He also maintains an independent blog at Outside of his political writing, Wargas has worked as a professional historian for a large cancer-research institution, documenting the history of biotechnology since the 1970s. He can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @RobertWargas
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