JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A Palestinian human rights group in the Gaza Strip condemned the storage of rockets used against Israel in civilian populated areas.
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights in a statement posted on its website Tuesday called on the Hamas-controlled government in Gaza to investigate three incidents of homemade rockets exploding in densely populated civilian neighborhoods, causing heavy property damage and injuring six Palestinians, including a baby.
The center also noted that "members of the Palestinian resistance continue to store explosives or to treat such explosives in locations close to populated areas. This poses a major threat to the lives of the Palestinian civilians and constitutes a violation of both International Human Rights Law and the International Humanitarian Law."
The statement did not condemn the firing of the rockets on Israeli citizens, however.
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