Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Gaza Update

Update 16:35 EST - "Syria says it chased Israeli warplanes out of its airspace Wednesday after what it called a "hostile and provocative act," Syrian state television reported Wednesday." "Israel's PM warns of "extreme action" to free a captured soldier as troops enter Gaza and air strikes are launched."

| (WEDNESDAY 6/28)

Update 19:36 EST - Vital Perspective: "Fox News reports... troops on the southern border of Gaza... are now moving north into the area under the cover of night with the electricity having been knocked out and transportation infrastructes destroyed."

Update 19:18 EST - Israel Matzav: "Some 2,500 Egyptian border guards were deployed in the Rafah area on Monday... to prevent 'Palestinians' running away... into Egypt."

Update 19:02 EST - Vital Perspective: "AP reports that the Palestinian Authority says the IAF hit power stations in Gaza City, knocking out electricity." (Multiple confirmations).

Update 18:28 EST - BBC News: "Israel's military has attacked three bridges in Gaza amid heightened tension over the capture of an Israeli soldier."
Three bridges.

18:10 EST - is reporting: "Israeli planes attacked a bridge in central Gaza late Tuesday, Israel Radio reported, and Israeli tanks were said to be on the move, possibly signaling the start of a military operation."

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Hamas doesnt return the Israeli soldier, Israel will destroy them

7:20 PM  
Blogger Ryvr said...

Violence will only create a worse problem in the future. However, kidnapping the soldier is certainly reprehensible. But if Irael "destroys" them, I don't think we can even imagine the ramifications.

7:37 PM  

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