View Full Version : Israel Bombards Gaza in Retaliation for Egyptian Border Attacks

08-19-2011, 10:39 AM
Israel has continued to bombard Gaza overnight in response to a co-ordinated assault on two commuter buses, cars and an army vehicle near the border with Egypt..... At least six Palestinians were killed in the first wave of bombing.... Israel said they were members, including the leader, of the militant group known as the Popular Resistance Committees it accused of responsibility for the attacks. ....A spokesman for the group pledged to revenge the loss of its men and did not deny responsibility, but Hamas, which runs Gaza, said that two children were also killed in the air raids, one aged...