8yr old Palestinian Girl Killed by Israelis
Wounded Palestinian children are rushed into the hospital after a house was hit by Israeli shelling in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya Monday, April 10, 2006. An 8-year-old Palestinian girl was killed Monday when a shell fired by Israeli artillery hit her house in northern Gaza, hospital officials and witnesses said. Thirteen others were wounded, ranging from one year old to 17, all members of the same family. (Hatem Moussa / AP)
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The fighting with Israel has escalated in recent days, with militants repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and the army responding with airstrikes, artillery fire and attacks from naval gunboats.Typical.
A total of 17 Palestinians, including 13 militants, have been killed in the Israeli offensive since Friday.
There have been no Israeli casualties from the rocket fire.