Daily Israel Report

Gaza Violence and Other War News

The terrorists in Gaza don\'t want to be forgotten. Gunfire was opened last night at an IDF force near the Sufah Crossing and near N\'vei Dekalim, and several grenades were hurled at the IDF outpost on the Israeli-Egyptian border. Terrorists fired a mortar shell at one of the Jewish communities in Gaza; it exploded, but no one was hurt.

First Publish: 4/29/2002, 12:10 PM

The terrorists in Gaza don\'t want to be forgotten. Gunfire was opened last night at an IDF force near the Sufah Crossing and near N\'vei Dekalim, and several grenades were hurled at the IDF outpost on the Israeli-Egyptian border. Terrorists fired a mortar shell at one of the Jewish communities in Gaza; it exploded, but no one was hurt.

In Bethlehem this morning a Moslem gunman, using the Church of the Nativity as his haven, along with several other dozen armed Arabs and a number of Christian clergy they are holding hostage, opened fire on Israeli soldiers outside the building. IDF snipers fired back and killed the attacker.

A leading Hamas fugitive was caught this morning by IDF forces near Ramallah. He had been imprisoned several times by the PA, but was released each time.