Thursday, September 23, 2010

(NEWS) Israel's Gaza Flotilla Probe Nears End

"Investigation committee chairman Jacob Turkel says the commission's work is nearing completion, thus it is undecided whether to replace member Shabtai Rosenne, who passed away on Tuesday.

The state-appointed inquiry into the lethal storming of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May is almost complete, chief investigator Jacob Turkel said on Wednesday after one of his fellow panel members died.

Set up in hope of stemming international fury at Israeli marines' killing of nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists aboard one of the ships, the Turkel Commission is also providing material for a separate inquest at the United Nations."

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