Halutz: IDF considering deeper Gaza offensive

October 1, 2006 09:17

IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Dan Halutz said Sunday that IDF was considering a broader ground offensive in the Gaza Strip to try to stop Palestinians from firing homemade rockets into Israel. Asked on Israel Radio about the ongoing Kassam rocket fire, Halutz said the military was deliberating the possibility of a "deeper, more ongoing ground offensive." "We have to find military means to reduce the Kassam fire," he said.

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