Monday, October 08, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/8/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/8/2012Palestinian insurgents in Gaza fired rockets into Israel today in response to an Israeli air attack. Some news reports stated that an Islamic activist had been killed and several others injured in the earlier Israeli attack, while others said there was just a single injury. The Israeli authorities said the rockets — launched by Islamic Jihad and Hamas — caused minor damage but no injuries.

In other news, a Chinese national working as a cook for a Chinese construction company in Nigeria was shot dead by gunman in a market in Borno state.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, ICLA, Insubria, JD, JP, KGS, Kitman, Mary Abdelmassih, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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