Sunday, Feb 1, 2009
Israel has vowed a ‘disproportionate’ response after Palestinian militants fired upto four Qassam rockets from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel.
According to the Israeli media one rocket landed close to two kindergartens but casualties or damage were reported in any of the strikes.
Later on Sunday morning, Israel soldiers exchanged fire with militants near the Kissufim crossing on the border with the Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported in the incident.
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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday vowed a “disproportionate” response to the rocket fire from the Hamas-run enclave.
“We’ve said that if there is rocket fire against the south of the country, there will be a disproportionate Israeli response to the fire on the citizens of Israel and its security forces,” he said at the weekly cabinet meeting.
This article was posted: Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 5:28 am