Israel assassinates two Islamic Jihad members in Gaza Strip
An Israeli airstrike destroyed two cars carrying Islamic Jihad operatives in Gaza City on Sunday night, killing two men and badly injuring at leat two others, Palestinian officials said.
Hours earlier, Israel killed three Palestinians in a similar strike. In the early attack helicopters hit a building in the northern Gaza Strip. According to Palestinian reports, the helicopters fired three missiles at the building, killing three Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades members and wounding five other people.
Four of the wounded were reported to be members of the Palestinian Authority's intelligence unit, which maintained a position near the bombed building.
The attack also included firing on seven Qassam rocket launching site in the northern Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported.
Israel said the strikes came in response to Friday evening's Qassam rocket attack which wounded five members of one Israeli family.
A Palestinian man stabbed and wounded four Israelis in the city of Petah Tikva on Sunday morning, Israel's Army Radio reported. One woman was critically wounded and later died of her wounds. Another person was seriously injured. The other two suffered moderate and light wounds.
The attacker, a 22 year old Palestinian resident of the West Bank, was arrested by police.