Israel Hit With Continuing Missile Barrage – 40 Rockets Fired From Gaza
Israel Hit With Continuing Missile Barrage – 40 Rockets Fired From GazaStrip towards Israel January 3, 2009. Israeli forces bombed the Gaza Strip from the air and sea on Saturday, killing a senior Hamas commander, and desperate residents of the Palestinian enclave sheltered in their homes as the offensive entered a second week. On Saturday, two people were lightly wounded when a Hamas rocket struck an eight-storey building in Ashdod and another rocket struck an empty house in Ashkelon, setting it ablaze, Israeli ambulance workers said.
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