Israel Says It Has Sent Ground Troops to Gaza

Israel Says It Has Sent Ground Troops to Gaza

The Israeli military has initiated a ground operation within the Gaza Strip.

Published July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza.

The army said in a statement late Thursday that after 10 days of Hamas attacks, it has "initiated a ground operation within the Gaza Strip."

The army says the objective is to strike a "significant blow to Hamas' terror infrastructure."

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(Photo: AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)


Written by Associated Press

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