Friday, May 18, 2007
Sderot, an Israeli town in the Negev Desert, has been hit with dozens of crudely made Qassem rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. The Israeli military has retaliated over several days with airstrikes and targeted assassinations of Palestinians it says are responsible for the fire. Several Israeli civilians have been wounded in the recent attacks.
Dozens of Palestinian civilians have been wounded, many critically, in Israeli airstrikes.