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Scoop World Link: Israel Hits Back After Killings

Israeli helicopters have fired rockets at Palestinian targets in the West Bank and Gaza in a major escalation of the crisis in the Middle East.

The attacks came after an angry Palestinian mob lynched two Israeli soldiers who had been detained at a Palestinian police station in the West Bank town of Ramallah.

Israeli helicopter gunships launched several waves of attacks on the police station itself, as well as on offices of Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Authority (PA) in Ramallah and his headquarters in Gaza. More

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