Palestine: Israel bombs Gaza as conflict escalates

March 26, 2011

Israeli warplanes launched four simultaneous attacks in the Gaza Strip on March 24, said the next day.

Since the flare-up of violence that began on March 19, Israel has killed 10 Palestinians, six of them civilians, in different airstrikes and shootings, the article said.

“The targets included an abandoned building which used to be the headquarters of the Palestinian National Authority’s intelligence department, a nearby sports hall and a neighboring training camp for the military wing of Islamic Hamas movement in northwest Gaza City," it said.

“The F-16 fighter jets also struck a hill overlooking southeast Gaza City.”

There were no casualties in the March 25 attacks, but said Gazans were expecting more strikes. Israel has vowed further attacks after a bomb exploded near a bus stop in Jerusalem on March 23. One woman was killed and more than 20 people wounded.

No Palestinian group has claimed responsibility.

In response to Israeli attacks, Hamas has ended its ceasefire and begun firing rockets into Israel.

More than 1400 Palestinians were killed in Israel’s December 2008-January 2009 war on Gaza.

Gaza remains subjected to crippling siege by Israel, which exercises total control over the Palestinian territory’s land and maritime boundaries and the flow of goods into the besieged territory.


i note zero coverage of the israeli family murdered recently
The other article in this issue mentions that, which you should have read, assuming you actually read anything and aren't just posting random comments against Palestinian freedom. It also mentions what the Zionists have been leaving out in their internet trolling, i.e. "Settlers accused the killer or killers to be Palestinian, without any evidence and despite rumours that Thai labourers involved in a pay dispute with their employers in Itamar could have been responsible." Ben C

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