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Israeli Gunship Fires Missile at Car in Gaza City
Aired June 12, 2003 - 09:22 ET
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DARYN KAGAN, CNN ANCHOR: We want to show you some pictures we're getting in. There is a potential that these pictures can be rather graphic, because we're just getting them in as we show them to you. This is coming from Gaza City, where we're getting word that an Israeli helicopter gunship fired a missile today at a car in Gaza City. Witnesses saying one person in that car was killed. The victim, a member of the armed wing of the radical Islamic group Hamas.
That is according to Palestinian sources.
This was the third helicopter attack in Gaza in the last 24 hours. Earlier in the day, Israeli sources telling CNN Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told his cabinet that Israel would continue to strike Hamas and other terror groups.
This, of course, coming the day after a suicide bomber taking the lives of 16 Israelis yesterday.
We're going to get in a quick break.
Much more on the story just ahead.
BILL HEMMER, CNN ANCHOR: These are pictures just into us again from Gaza City. The news not good again today. Early casualty reports say five dead, 25 others injured. Those numbers likely to change. This after Israeli missile attacks targeted a car on the streets of Gaza City.
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