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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 contributor to PJ Media. A native of Long Island, he was educated at the City University of New York and Yale University, and has also written for The Daily Telegraph of London and The Weekly Standard. Outside of opinion writing, he has worked as a professional historian for a major research laboratory and university, documenting the history of biotechnology since the 1970s. He has also reported for both weekly and daily newspapers, including Newsday. He maintains a personal blog/website at Follow him on Twitter @RobertWargas
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