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  11/19/2012, Kislev 5, 5773

Forum of Three Approves Harsher Attacks


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved, Sunday evening, moves to sharpen the attacks on terrorists and terror infrastructure in Gaza, as well as progress in stages toward a ground operation in the Hamas-controlled area.

During the evening, the Israel Defense Forces attacked about 80 Gaza targets, including underground missile launchers - including the one from which rockets were launched at Kiryat Malachi during the evening hours, tunnels and training camps. Weapons warehouses were also hit, including those in buildings belonging to senior terrorists, which also served as command centers. More than 1,350 targets have been attacked since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense.