Latest NEWS – Israel bombs Gaza(5.03.2009)

“”” Israeli fighter planes have bombed smuggling tunnels linking the Gaza Strip to Egypt, witnesses said.

The attack on Tuesday came after Tel Aviv vowed to respond to rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled territory.

Residents said Israeli aircraft carried out at least seven strikes along Gaza’s southern border, where dozens of tunnels are used for trafficking people, goods and arms into the impoverished territory.

Four people were wounded in the raids, Palestinian medics said.

An Israeli army spokesman confirmed that the air force “has been carrying out strikes in the southern Gaza Strip”.

“If it turns out that Hamas has not got the message, it will be hit again,” Livni told public radio hours before meeting Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, on her first official visit to the Jewish state.   “”” [source]

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