Fears grow of escalation in Gaza crisis

Fears are growing of a rapid escalation of fighting in Gaza, after Israeli air strikes on several targets in the Gaza Strip killed at least 155 people.

27th December, 2008

Fears are growing of a rapid escalation of fighting in Gaza, after Israeli air strikes on several targets in the Gaza Strip killed at least 155 people.

Hamas retalitated with rocket attacks yesterday and Israel indicated it would take further action. The targets of yesterday’s Israeli attack were police and security installations run by Hamas, which controls Gaza. There are now fears of a rapid escalation in fighting despite international calls for a renewed ceasefire....

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