The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi89° Sunny

Tonight

Lo63° Clear

Sunday

Hi94° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo69° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi98° Hot

Monday Night

Lo66° Clear

Tuesday

Hi100° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo65° Clear

Wednesday

Hi101° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Israeli aerial offensive against Gaza enters third day

Send to Kindle
Print This

JERUSALEM — Israel escalated its aerial assault in Gaza today hitting hundreds of Hamas targets, and the Palestinians said a family of eight was killed in a strike that destroyed their home. Israel’s missile defense system intercepted rockets fired by militants.

Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Israel struck more than 320 Hamas targets overnight, focusing on underground tunnel networks and rocket launching sites. That brought the total number of targets hit to 750 in three days of the offensive. At least 75 Palestinians have been killed.

View my optionsorSign in