“Israel pummels Gaza targets as Pillar of Defense enters fifth day” The Times of Israel

Ceasefire or ground operation? Egypt’s Morsi said to be working on brokering a truce, but reservist call-up continues. Netanyahu reportedly tells Obama that only another escalation in attacks from Hamas will precipitate an invasion.

Since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense on Wednesday, the IDF has hit some 950 targets in the Gaza Strip, with Palestinians reporting 47 dead, over a dozen of them civilians. Gazan terrorists have fired some 700 rockets at Israel and Iron Dome has shot down nearly 250, including one aimed at Tel Aviv. Israel’s death toll stands at three, with dozens more injured, including 10 on Saturday when a missile scored a direct hit on an apartment in Ashdod.

Click here for full article

Leave a Reply