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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Gaza war continues; media believes there is a 'lull'

Israel's UN Ambassador Gillerman: "The rockets out of Gaza have not stopped."

[Aggregated from Meryl Yourish. ]
So let’s see what the Palestinians sent out of Gaza yesterday.

Palestinians fired five mortar shells from the Gaza Strip into the Eshkol area in the western Negev on Tuesday. The shells fell in agricultural areas in one of the kibbutzim in the region.
There were no reports of wounded or damage.

Palestinians detonated a bomb next to the Gaza border fence on Tuesday night.
No one was wounded and no damage was reported.

Two Kassam rockets fired from northern Gaza landed in the Sha’ar Hanegev region on Tuesday.
No one was wounded and no damage was reported.

But there is a “lull.” A “calm.” And if Israel sends in troops to try to stop mortars, kassams, and bombs from being used against Israelis, the news media will scream in unison that Israel is “violating” the “calm.” Because for some reason, incoming artillery, rockets, and bomb attacks don’t seem to count. Only outgoing defensive measures against them.

And there were two more kassams today, scoring a direct hit on a kibbutz