Thursday, February 7, 2008

6 Palestinian Militants, 1 Teacher Killed In Gaza

JERUSALEM - Israeli forces on Thursday killed seven Palestinians, including a schoolteacher, in its campaign to stop daily rocket barrages from the Gaza Strip, while adding new economic pressure —approving a symbolic cut in electricity for the beleaguered territory.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak vowed even harsher military action if Gaza militants persist with their rocket fire at southern Israel. "If the (rocket) fire continues, we will intensify our activity and the other side's losses, until we resolve the (rocket) problem," he said.

In one incident, an Israeli rocket hit a field school, killing the teacher. News footage showed there was a rocket launcher near the school.

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My Comment: The wall with Egypt now sealed .... misery and conflict returns to Gaza.

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