Sunday, December 28, 2008

2-ON Ground Updates, Israel/Palestinian Conflict, December 28, 2008

On Ground Updates:
* Operation 'Cast Lead' *
* Day Two *
Retaliation for Ongoing Rocket Attacks against the Jewish State
Israel/Palestinian Conflict

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Photo credit-IAF

As day two of Operation 'Cast Lead' nears an end... over 285 people have now been killed and near a thousand more have been wounded from air strikes targeting Hamas Military targets in the Gaza Strip. Among the targets hit by Israeli war planes were some 40 or more tunnels on the Gaza-Egyptian border, which were being used to smuggle arms to militant groups inside Gaza.
Here’s how the MSM is reporting the news today:. * gets us started with the following report...Israel on Sunday continued intensive air strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip for the second successive day, killing 285 Palestinians so far in a powerful offensive aimed to halt nearly daily cross-border rocket attacks... "The death toll so far is 285 and is subject to increase," said Mu'awia Hassanien, director of emergencies at the health ministry, adding that 900 have been wounded, 180 of them seriously...Read the full report at link below...Israel strikes Gaza for second day, killing over 285

Lots of photos/videos and more at the above link. ********************************** .* The IDF website is reporting...UPDATED: Sunday, December 28, 2008

About image: One operation's targets... A Hamas terrorist organization training campImage from IDF website


.* AlJazeeraEnglish website had their take on the news this Sunday morning with this News Video...

About News Video: For a second day, Israeli aircraft have pounded what they say are Hamas targets in Gaza. The death toll has risen to at least 280, among them women and children.Hamas has vowed not to cave in, but Israel's operation could soon escalate. Tanks have massed at the Gazan border, and Ehud Olmert's office says military reservists are being mobilized.The UN Security Council has demanded an immediate end to the violence, and Egypt is trying to broker a ceasefire. But the airs raids are continuing, as Clayton Swisher reports.
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Above Info/ News Video posted on YouTube by AlJazeeraEnglish

* Also worth noting in the news today is this report out of Lebanon. It starts off like this... Israeli warplanes on Sunday flew low over south Lebanon, already the target of an overnight reconnaissance flight, a Lebanese security official said... "At least five aircraft overflew the Bint Jbeil region (south of Beirut) and headed for the port town of Tyre" farther north, the official told AFP... The security official said an Israeli MK-type reconnaissance aircraft flew over the south all night until dawn broke... Meanwhile, the Lebanese army and the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) have stepped up security at the border with Israel...

Read the rest at link below...
* reports it this way... IAF warplanes flew over Lebanon Sunday following a vow by Hizbullah terrorist chief Hassan Nasrallah to attack northern Israeli communities in retaliation for the IDF military operation against terrorists in Gaza... According to Lebanese Army officials, four IAF aircraft were spotted flying in southern Lebanese air space. The aircraft, which appeared to be combat planes, remained in the Lebanese skies for more than an hour...
Read the rest at link below...
IAF Warplanes Seen Flying Over Lebanon
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