Tue, 27 Jan 2009 16:52:22 GMT
Israel has re-launched aerial and ground attacks in the Gaza Strip after an Israeli soldier was killed in a bomb blast at a Gaza crossing.
Palestinian witnesses said Israeli tanks are seen rolling into the Gaza Strip after a warplane struck targets across the territory, Haaretz reported.
Heavy fighting have also been reported near Khan Yunis in southern Gaza after Israeli forces moved into the territory Tuesday afternoon.
Earlier, Defense Minister Ehud Barak had threatened to attack the strip in retaliation to the death of an Israeli soldier who was killed in a bomb blast at the Kissufim crossing near the Israel-Gaza border.
The military forces responded immediately to the incident by killing a Palestinian farmer near the border crossing. ...
Credit: Press TV