Fighting for their lives: Children of an intifada that has yet to erupt
Two Palestinian boys remain a stone's throw from death, almost a week after being shot at the protest demonstration commemorating the funeral of Arafat Jaradat.
The bullets are still in the two bodies - apparently 0.22-caliber ones from a Ruger sniper rifle, which is forbidden to use for the dispersal of demonstrations. One teenager is in critical condition, with a bullet in his skull; the other is somewhat better off, with two bullets in his abdomen and his leg. One celebrated his 16th birthday this week, is anesthetized and on artificial respiration; the other is only...
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