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Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Debka's hot this holiday season

IDF pulls out of southern Gazan Rafah camp after blowing up arms smuggling tunnel running from Egypt out to hidden exit inside Palestinian dwelling. Nine Palestinians killed resisting operation.

Tuesday night, two Qassem missiles fired from Gaza Strip – first hit Nissanit home injuring an Israeli couple, second landed on a truck in Israeli town of Sderot

Also, in Iraq:

* report of large explosion at Baghdad's Sheraton Hotel

* three U.S. soldiers killed when roadside bomb ripped through convoy near Samarra

* suicide car bomb killed three, injured 15, near Interior Ministry in Kurdish Arbil

* before dawn, U.S. forces in biggest anti-insurgent engagement so far in SW Baghdad