Friday, March 18, 2005

Here comes the Robot Army, Part 2

Israel to deploy robot bulldozers

The Israeli army is to deploy remote-controlled bulldozers to demolish Palestinian buildings.

Officials say the towering D-9 bulldozer has been modified to eliminate the risk to drivers.

The original US-made vehicle has been used to demolish hundreds of buildings linked to Palestinian militants in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Palestinians say the new version will mean more buildings will be destroyed - and more lives will be lost.

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