Three Israelis killed by Hamas rockets as IDF hits dozens of Gaza targets

The potential for this operation by the IDF to lose containment and involve the Egyptians and their Islamist government in hostilities cannot be ruled out. But so far, President Morsi is restricting his response to angry denunciations and calls for an emergency meeting of the Security Council. Washington Post: Israeli jets and drones hit dozens of targets overnight in an intense air campaign against militant targets in the Gaza Strip the day after a missile strike killed the Hamas military chief in an operation that raised the specter of an all-out conflict. Israeli officials said Wednesday's attacks were aimed at crippling the military capabilities of Gaza-based militants who fire rockets into southern Israel and warned that it could evolve into a ground operation. ut the barrage of rockets fired from Gaza continued unabated. Three Israelis were killed early Thursday when a rocket struck an apartment building in Kiryat Malakhi in southern Israel, Israeli police said. A ...(Read Full Post)