Fighting escalates between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza city

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November 16, 2012, 5:44 am
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(NECN) - The worst fighting in years between Israelis and Palestinians continues in Gaza city.

This comes days after Israel assassinated the military leader of Hamas.

Friday, some 85 missiles exploded within a 45-minute period in Gaza, sending black pillars of smoke towering into the air.

One blast flattened a section of the interior ministry.
     
These attacks come even as Israeli leaders offered to suspend their offensive in Gaza while Egypt's prime minister visits there.

Tags: Fighting, Palestinians, Hamas, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, missiles, Israelis, military leader, interio ministry
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