Israel air strike hits Gaza vehicle

At least three people are killed and two wounded in an air raid in Gaza City.

    Israel said the attack was aimed at a group firing rockets from Gaza [Reuters]

    A spokeswoman for the Israeli army confirmed the attack saying it was aimed at a group that "was responsible for firing rockets against Israel".

    The car was obliterated by the blast, and rescue workers extracted a dismembered body. Hamas police officers kept people away from the car.

    Thursday's deaths brought the number of people killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence since 2000 to 5,976, the vast majority of them Palestinians, according to a count by the AFP news agency.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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