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Deadly Israeli missile attack on Gaza

Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 01:23

Feb. 12 - Israeli air strike kills one Palestinian civilian on a farm near Gaza City. Travis Brecher reports.

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The aftermath of a deadly Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip. Hospital officials say the attack killed one Palestinian civilian. Israel's military claims the strike was in retaliation for an earlier cross-border rocket attack. The man killed was a guard at a farm east of Gaza City. A missile hit his caravan, and also wounded his adult son. One witness describes what happened. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) GAZA CITY RESIDENT, ABED AL FATAH AL-BAHTIT, SAYING: "I was home with my children who were sleeping when we heard a missile that shook our home, so me and my children ran outside. When we arrive here we found this place, hit by an F-16, and we found a man under the sand with his son over there." A rocket was launched from Gaza on Saturday which wounded an Israeli woman. No Palestinian armed factions have claimed responsibility for that attack. Travis Brecher, Reuters

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Deadly Israeli missile attack on Gaza

Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 01:23