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Mystery weapons allegedly used in Gaza developed at military bases in Va., Fla.

January 22, 2009 - The United Nations Human Rights Council voted last week to investigate human rights violations by Israel during the recent military offensive in Gaza, where a 22-day war killed at least 1,300 Palestinians and wounded another 5,300, many of them children and other civilians. Thirteen Israelis were also killed in the conflict, three of them civilians.