Thursday, January 17, 2008


50 Palestinian Rockets Pound Israel - Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff
Hamas fired 50 Kassam rockets and at least a dozen mortar shells at Israel on Wednesday. Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Israel will step up the pressure against militants in Gaza. "We are doing everything in order to target the terrorists so that the Kassam rocket attacks will stop," he said. Mahmoud Abbas telephoned former Hamas foreign minister Mahmoud al-Zahar to offer his sympathy for the death of his son on Tuesday during clashes with IDF forces east of Gaza City. (

See also Six Hurt in Palestinian Rocket Barrage Wednesday Evening - Shmulik Hadad
At least six people were hurt Wednesday evening after several rockets fired by Palestinians in Gaza landed in and around Sderot and south of Ashkelon. (
Ynet News)

See also 
Palestinian Rocket Barrage Continues Thursday - Shmulik Hadad
Palestinians in Gaza fired 17 Kassam rockets Thursday morning at the Israeli city of Sderot. Three people were injured in the attack and a number of others suffered from shock. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attacks. (
Ynet News)

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