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Israeli choppers blast Gaza City

Published Dec 3, 2001


Gaza City - Israeli Apache helicopters raided Palestinian targets in the north of Gaza City on Monday, just hours after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon returned early from Washington due to a wave of suicide bombings, an AFP correspondent on the scene said.

The US-built attack helicopters fired missiles at a Palestinian security office close to the offices of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who was not in Gaza at the time.

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Palestinian security officials fired back at the Israeli aircraft with heavy machine-guns. - Sapa-AFP

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