Friday, November 28, 2008

28-Nov-08: Far from Mumbai, ordinary terrorism goes on

With the world's anti-terrorism ire directed at activities in Mumbai today, the terrorism action and counter-action in our part of the globe continues, as it has for the past eight years.

The security forces on Israel's border with Gaza just east of Khan Younis spotted Palestinian Arabs placing an explosive device near the border fence this morning.

Realizing they had been seen, the Gazans opened fire at the IDF unit, and received a volley of gunshots in response. This left one of the would-be bombers dead. Hamas sources are saying that four others were injured in the gunfight.

Two mortar shells were fired into Israeli civilian targets during the morning.