Israeli jets pound Gaza, kill leader

At least 10 Palestinians slain; military says invasion possible

Posted: November 15, 2012 at 5:34 a.m.

Israeli soldiers and civilians enter a shelter Wednesday in the Neva settlement, near the Israel-Egypt border, as a siren sounds signaling an attack from the nearby Gaza Strip.

Israel carried out a blistering offensive of more than 50 airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, assassinating Hamas’ military commander and targeting the armed group’s training facilities and rocket launchers in Israel’s most intense attack on the territory in nearly four years.

Raw video: Hamas leader assassinated in Israeli airstrike

An Israeli airstrike killed the commander of the military wing of Gaza's Hamas rulers Wednesday, Hamas officials and Israel confirmed, in a resumption of Israel's policy of assassinating wanted Palestinian leaders.
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