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The Israeli air force launches a second day of strikes on Gaza - je 29.12.2008 10

Constanze TressDecember 29, 2008

srael is continuing to launch strikes on the Gaza Strip in an air offensive on the Hamas security and government infrastructure that has also claimed civilian lives. More than 229 people died on Saturday alone in warplane and helicopter attacks. It's the highest death toll for a single day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1948, when the Jewish state was established. Palestinians responded by launching more than 70 rockets at Israel, killing one man.