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Rafah marking Corrie anniversary
Two toy Caterpillar vehicles burning during a Palestinian protest
The children set fire to two toy Caterpillar vehicles during the event
Palestinian children have marked the second anniversary of the death of US activist Rachel Corrie, killed during an Israeli army operation in Gaza.

The 23-year-old was crushed in disputed circumstances as she tried to stop an Israeli bulldozer from demolishing a Palestinian home in Rafah refugee camp.

Children re-enacted the scene with a bulldozer decked in Israeli flags.

The Corries are suing Caterpillar, the US manufacturer which makes Israel's specially-designed armoured bulldozers.

The action launched on Tuesday alleges that the firm broke international law by selling Israel the armoured vehicles knowing they would endanger lives.

Corrie has been feted as a hero by Palestinians and their supporters. An Israeli army investigation concluded her death was an accident while she was disrupting military operations on the ground.

Officials have said the driver of the machine could not see her - a claim other activists have disputed.




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