Violence Heating Up

Well, violence is heating up. Here is one thing that began the process ( below my write up ). There have been a few attacks and threats of truces be “blown up.” This is going to have the potential to get real ugly really quick, not that it has been pretty.

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip – Israeli tank shells ripped through a residential neighborhood in the northern Gaza Strip early Wednesday, killing at least 18 members of an extended family, including eight children as they slept, Palestinian health officials and witnesses said.

Hamas’ exiled leader, Khaled Mashaal, said a 2005 truce with Israel was finished and appealed to all Palestinian factions to resume attacks: “There must be a roaring reaction so that we avenge all those victims.” Two Palestinian militant groups promised to step up suicide attacks in response.

Hamas’ military wing in Gaza urged Muslims worldwide to attack U.S. targets, a call disavowed by the Hamas-led Palestinian government.

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~ by jeffgreathouse on November 8, 2006.

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