ISRAEL-2NDLD PALESTINE - Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes By Fares Akram and Tia Goldenberg
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Gaza City, Aug 6 (AP) Israeli jets pounded militant targets in Gaza on Saturday and rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation after a wave of Israeli airstrikes on the coastal enclave killed at least 12 people, including a senior militant and a 5-year-old girl.
The fighting began with Israel's killing of a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in a strike Friday. Gaza's Hamas rulers so far appeared to stay on the sidelines of the conflict, keeping its i ...