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August 30, 2002
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An Israeli tank shell killed four Palestinians from a single family in the Gaza Strip.Wednesday night’s incident, reportedly a case of mistaken identity that also wounded several people, threatened to undermine an agreement for a gradual Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire. After the killings, the Palestinians canceled a security meeting scheduled between Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer and Palestinian Authority Interior Minister Abdel Razek Yehiyeh.

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