Israel Targets Long-Range Missile Squad in Gaza

(Ha'aretz) Jonathan Lis - Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Tuesday that Israel air force planes targeted a squad experimenting with long-range missiles in Gaza on Monday. "The strike injured and inhibited the advancement of Islamic Jihad's rocket production," Gantz said. He warned that "recent rounds of escalated violence and the injury of both lives and the daily routine of citizens of Israel's south are leading to a reality in which the IDF will have to take significant, aggressive action in Gaza."

2011-11-16 00:00:00

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