(NPR, "Weekend Edition," Linda Gradstein, 5/2/04): An Israeli army spokesman said two Palestinians attacked an Israeli vehicle at the entrance to the Gush Katif block of Jewish settlements in Gaza, killing a mother and her children. . . . The army spokesman said the militants fired at the vehicle and used an explosive device.
(5/9/04): In a newscast last Sunday about the killing of an Israeli mother and her children by two Palestinian gunmen, we attributed the description of the gunmen as militants to an Israeli army spokesman. The spokesman’s statement used the word “terrorists,” not “militants.”