Mistaken killed in Israel

Stories and News No. 802

In Jerusalem, somewhere, where the Story is told.
From above.
Very high.
Where things of the world must necessarily be small.
And confused.

"A man was killed", the voice that saw says.
"What man?" the voice that writes asks.
"A Palestinian," the other voice replies.
"A Palestinian was killed," the second voice repeats.
"A Palestinian was..." the voice that will share is about to announce before being interrupted.
"Hold on," the voice that saw says, "he is an Eritrean."
"What do I write, then?" the second voice inquires.
"What do I spread, then?" the third voice asks.
"Eritrean killed by mistake," the first voice replies.
"Eritrean killed by mistake", the second voice repeats.
"An Eritrean has been killed by mistake", the voice that will share echoes.
"Another man was killed," the voice that saw says later.
"What man?" the voice that writes asks.
"A Palestinian," the first voice replies.
"Are you sure?" the second voice requests.
"Well?" the voice that will share joins.
The voice that saw stalls, but the dance goes on with the usual indifferent inertia.
"A Palestinian was killed," the involved voice writes.
"A Palestinian was killed..." the relative voice starts to share.
"Stop", the voice that saw screams, "the man is an Israeli."
"What now?" Jump up both the other voices.
"Simple," the voice that saw says seraphic, "an Israeli man was killed by mistake."
"An Israeli man was killed by mistake," the voice that writes remarks somewhat annoyed.
"An Israeli man was killed by mistake", the voice that will share exclaims back.
A gray hood, soaked by impatience and anxiety, falls on the three when the third and final news reaches them.
"A man has been killed," the voice that saw yells.
"What man?" the voice that writes asks expectantly.
"A Palestinian," the first voice responds promptly.
"Are you sure?" the second voice doubts.
"Really?" The third voice asks.
"Never been so sure," the voice that saw replied.
"A Palestinian was killed," the delegate voice says with joy.
"A Palestinian was killed," the voice that will share intones delighted.
And stop with mistakes

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