Posts Tagged ‘Palestinian’

12 September 2010
Source: BBC News

At least three Palestinians have been killed by shell fire near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, reports say.

Medical staff and witnesses said Israel had fired shells across the border near the town of Beit Hanoun in Gaza.

One report said the two of those killed were a 91-year-old man and his 33-year-old grandson.

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Explosion in Gaza destroys home of a Hamas commander, killing 5
By Isabel Kershner and Taghreed El-Khodary
Thursday, June 12, 2008

JERUSALEM: A large explosion in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya destroyed a residential building Thursday, killing a baby girl and four Palestinian men known locally to be Hamas militants.

Hamas, the Islamic group that controls Gaza, initially blamed an Israeli airstrike for the blast. It then unleashed a hail of rockets and mortar rounds at Israeli towns and villages around the periphery of Gaza. (more…)

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