1 dead, 6 wounded in IDF strike on Gaza rocket launching cell

January 9, 2008 08:17

The IDF shot a missile toward terrorists launching mortar shells from the northern town of Beit Hanun on Wednesday, killing one and injuring six, medics and terror operatives said. Islamic Jihad said its men were launching a rocket when they were hit by a surface-to-surface missile. Medics confirmed one was killed and six were injured, two critically. The IDF confirmed that its troops had fired at the cell, saying it was responsible for several Kassam rockets launched into Israel Wednesday morning.

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