27 Jan 2009
Israel re-launch its attacks
Israel has carried out fresh attack on Gaza, ground forces with the help of tanks and bulldozers also participated in the operation.
These attacks occurs after an Israeli soldier was killed by an explosive device planted on its side of the border near the Kissufim crossing, prompting troops to opened fire into Gaza.
A farmer was killed by Israeli army. Palestinian sources said, 20 Israeli tanks and seven army bulldozers have made an incursion.
Heavy gunfire was audible along the border in central Gaza and Israeli helicopters hovered in the air, firing bursts from their machine guns, Palestinian witnesses said.
There is now heavy fighting going on in Khan Younis, south of the Kissufim crossing.
Two people were also wounded in an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis.
Hospital sources say one was a member of Hamas' Popular Resistance Committee who was on a motorbike at the time, and the other was a passer-by.
Israel has closed border crossings into Gaza which is to stopping the flow of aid supplies to Gaza's 1.5 million residents.
Hamas didnít accept the responsibility of this attack, there could be other factors involved behind this roadside attack likewise during Gaza conflict same factors tried to involve Hezbollah by firing rockets from Lebanon.