IDF Says Gaza's Islamic Jihad Severely Damaged

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Katz - IDF sources said that Islamic Jihad was severely beaten in the recent round of violence and that it would need time to rebuild its capabilities. The air force bombed more than 40 targets throughout Gaza over the past week, including nearly 20 rocket squads, and several weapons storage centers and underground long-range rocket launchers. The IDF source said that by last Tuesday, Islamic Jihad was "begging" Egypt to convince Israel to accept a ceasefire.

2012-03-19 00:00:00

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