Israel says ready to escalate as Hamas joins Gaza clashes




 
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November 11th, 2012  
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Topic: Israel says ready to escalate as Hamas joins Gaza clashes


GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said it was poised to escalate attacks on the Gaza Strip on Sunday following a surge of rocket and mortar salvoes by Hamas and other factions in the Palestinian enclave. A missile strike wounded four Israeli troops on jeep patrol along the Gaza boundary on Saturday, triggering army shelling that killed four Palestinian civilians and, in turn, dozens of short-range rocket launches out of Gaza that paralyzed Israel's southern border towns. Two Gaza militants died in the ensuing Israeli air strikes. ...




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