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Gaza - Israeli Strikes Palestinians, Soldier Killed

Published on: November 1, 2006 03:46 PM
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Gaza - Israeli forces backed by tanks killed eight Palestinians including at least five militants and one soldier was also killed in one of the heaviest Israeli raids into the Gaza Strip in months.  Israeli soldiers entered northern Gaza and fighting quickly erupted around the town of Beit Hanoun, followed by air strikes and tank shelling. They said the army, with air support, had surrounded the town.  The operation was one of the biggest since Israel launched an offensive in Gaza to press for the release of a soldier captured by Palestinian gunmen on June 25 in a cross-border raid and to halt militant rocket fire into the Jewish state.  Moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Israel was waging “all-out war”, and called the operation “despicable”. 

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 Nov 02, 2006 at 09:37 AM Anonymous Says:

...what many people don't know is that Mahmoud Abbas was the mastermind of the Olympics massacre in Munich in the early 70's. He actually saw the terrorists "off" at the airport on the way to their "mission". YM'Sh!


 Nov 02, 2006 at 08:59 AM Anonymous Says:

Just about as moderate as his predecessor ym"sh!


 Nov 01, 2006 at 03:51 PM Anonymous Says:

Mahmoud Abbas is no moderate. He is a terrorist in a suit and tie. His goal is the same as that of Chammas - he just likes to "play the game". Yemach Sh'mam - ALL of them!!


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