News Briefs

  אב 2, 5768 , 03/08/08

Two Years Ago Today at IsraelNN.com

A massive Hizbullah Katyusha rocket attack on the north left eight people dead and 16 wounded, with one in critical condition and another 15 suffering from light to serious injuries. About 70 others were treated for shock.

--Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he believed that a victory over Hizbullah in Lebanon would give momentum to his Convergence plan to expel tens of thousands of Jews from their communities.

--Israel has eliminated over 70 percent of Hizbullah’s medium and long-range missiles, Vice Premier Shimon Peres told America’s national security advisor in Washington.

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