World: Middle East: In Cold Blood

IN the Middle East's unending war of strike and counterstrike, some of the crudest blows in recent months have been falling on civilians. Israeli jets accidentally bombed an Egyptian industrial plant at Abu Zabal in February, killing 80 workers. Two months later, 30 Egyptian children died when Israeli planes hit a building at Bahr el Bakr that they believed to be a military installation. On Israel's Lebanese frontier, hit-and-run raids by Arab guerrillas have killed eight Israelis and wounded 30 in recent weeks, most of them civilians. Two weeks ago, in an effort...

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