Violence explodes on Gaza Strip

November 26, 1993

Protests exploded across the Gaza Strip yesterday in an angry backlash over the Israeli army's killing of a militia commander of the radical Islamic Resistance Movement.

In the occupied territory's worst violence since Israel signed an agreement with the PLO on self-government for the region, thousands of Palestinian youths pelted soldiers with stones, and more than 30 Palestinians were wounded when the soldiers fired on the rioters. Page 6A

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