Gaza fighters die in Israeli raid

Hamas fires rockets into Israeli border town in response to killing of its soldiers.

    Israel has stepped up raids on Gaza
    during the last week [EPA]
    Another 20 people were wounded in the fighting, Muawiya Abu Hassanein, director of emergency services in Gaza, said.
    He said that Palestinian ambulances were prevented from reaching the scene of the incident to attend to more casualties.
    Rockets fired
    An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed that a raid was undertaken, describing it as "a routine operation against terrorist threats".


    Israel this week stepped up ground and air operations against Islamic Jihad, which has spearheaded cross-border rocket attacks from Gaza.


    Hours after the Israel raid near Maghazi, three rockets were fired into the Israeli border town of Sderot, one of which landed 40m from a school, Israeli police said.


    Twelve children were treated for shock, the police said.


    Hamas said it fired 21 mortar bombs at Israeli border posts. There were no reports of casualties from those attacks.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    The US exaggerating and obsessing about foreign threats seems quite similar to what is happening in Russia.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months