On Friday two Palestinian militants were killed in an Israeli air attack in the Gaza Strip. [and how militant were they? they] Both were members of the Islamic Jihad organisation, which said they had been observing [observing? like in planning a raid or ambush?] Israeli troop movements close to the border in central Gaza. Israel frequently attacks militants, who fire rockets [oh, so militants fire rockets like in militia/military/terrorist activity?] into Israeli territory on an almost daily basis. The Palestinian militant groups insist [oh, they insist, do they?] the rocket fire is a response to what they term [but nobody else would or should] Israeli aggression.
Sunday, February 24, 2008
The BBC reported Friday that (with my interspersed comments):-