Israel launches rocket attacks on Gaza
GAZA STRIP: The Israeli military has targeted the Gaza Strip in a new
round of aggression as fresh explosions were heard north and east of the
The Israeli F-16 fighter jets launched three rocket attacks in the
northeastern, eastern, and northern parts of the coastal sliver on
Thursday, injuring at least three Palestinians and leaving ten others in
a state of shock, a Press TV correspondent reported.
Israeli warplanes had struck three other targets in the east and west
of the Gaza City earlier on the day.
The people of the blockaded enclave fear that Israel might step up
its attacks on the Gaza Strip in the holy month of Ramadan as it has
done since the beginning of the siege in 2007.
Also on Thursday, Israeli military aircrafts destroyed two tunnels
running under the coastal sliverís border with Egypt.
Many analysts believe that Israel needs no excuse to attack Gaza as
the international media attention has been taken away from the strip and
directed toward the Islamic awakening taking place in Libya, Yemen,
Bahrain, and Egypt.