Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
US 'horrified' over reports of Syrian regime's airstrikes killing civilians      Communications Ministry releases Information Society Index      His Highness Amir congratulates Saudi King on well-organised Gulf Cup
  Military
Israel pursues attacks on Gaza, death toll reaches 140
21/11/2012   |   09:36 AM | World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
GAZA, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Israel has pursued military attacks on Gaza Strip for the eighth consecutive day on Wednesday launching a series of air strikes and hitting various targets including civilians' houses across the enclave.
According to official Palestinian figures, up to 31 Palestinians were killed in the Tuesday offensives and air attacks, bringing the death toll of the wide-scale operation to 140. More than 1,000 others have been wounded in these attacks, in which Tel Aviv has employed fighter jets and reconnaisance aircraft, equipped with high-precision air-to-surface missiles.
At dawn today, the aircraft rocketed a police station in the town of Khan Youness, simultaneously with a chain of raids on various locations in the border town of Rafah and Gaza city. A large number of Palestinians were wounded in these strikes.
The aircraft raided destroyed, or damaged, a house east of Khan Youness, a government complex in the heart of Gaza city, several houses and apartment buildings, a causeway, a shopping mall and two houses in the refugee camp of Al-Nusairat.
The air strikes coincided with a barrage of shells, fired by Israeli gunboats cruising off Gaza shore. And around midnight, medics pulled out dead bodies of two Palestinians who were hit in shelling east of the border town of Rafah.
Earlier, medical sources said a 20-year-old Palestinian, resident of Gaza city, who was wounded in an Israeli air strike during the night, passed away. (pickup previous) mzt.rk KUNA 210936 Nov 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

kuna magazien


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Kuwait, Tajikistan sign visa-exemption deal
2.   Kuwait, Cambodia mull bilateral cooperation
3.   Kuwait, Spain discuss economic and investment relations
4.   Kuwait, Spain mull bilateral cooperation
5.   All KSE indices rise at closing of Sunday's session
6.   Kuwait's participation in Global Entrepreneur Summit successful
    Photo Gallery

Kuwait News Agency Board Chairman and Director General Sheikh Mubarak Duaij Al-Sabah

Kuwait's Ambassador to Cambodia Dhrar Nasser Al-Tuwaijri

consultant to GCC Supreme Council Dr. Abdullah Bishara

First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during his departure to Qatar

Kuwait's Ambassador in Seoul Jassem Al-Budaiwi

French President Francois Hollande

President and CEO of EQUATE Petrochemical Company Mohammad Husain

Musaed Ghannam Al-Jumhour, the director of public relations at the ministry

Kuwaiti-funded "Humanitarian Leader" village opened in eastern Turkey

Head of Humanitarian Relief Foundation presents a commemorative gift to Chairman and Amiri Diwan's Advisor Abdullah Al-Maatouq

Chairman and Amiri Diwan's Advisor Abdullah Al-Maatouq

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu with Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS