Israeli Rockets Slam Gaza

ABC News' Alex Marquardt is in Gaza as a third day of violence has erupted.
3:00 | 11/16/12

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You're watching American morning America's number of early morning -- And turning to developments overnight in the Middle East violence erupted for the third day in nearly 100. Israeli rockets slammed into Gaza. Our photographer captured the puffs of smoke as dawn broke ABC's Alex -- -- is live in Gaza. And -- Israel said it would stop its attacks for a few hours this morning did they keep their work. That's right rob Israel that it would stoppage airstrikes on Gaza while Egypt's prime minister -- -- -- ideal candidate. We expect temperatures of around three hours but it's very clear now that -- has not happened. We heard and felt that -- of Israeli strikes continuing on the about it strip. Just a short while ago our -- the producer reported that two Palestinians were killed in a -- seven were wounded. Their identities right now are unclear. But the condition for this troop excuse me their -- -- this truce. What that helped -- militant would stop firing on southern Israel and they did not -- that we have seen -- -- from right near our hotel that they have been firing rocket to hear the loud whoosh. The long paper trail and out of smoke so any true any talk -- right now is simply incorrect. Tell us what is the feeling that -- -- could Israel sending ground troops. Well from the very beginning they've talked about enlarging that operation from the aerial offensive has been so far to include a ground invasion of god that yesterday we saw large numbers of troops and tanks moving toward Gaza this morning we've heard -- 161000. Reservists have been called up. Now we have to remember that -- the political Putin and Israel -- an election in January. It's unclear what the appetite is for ground incursion. However what of course it is clear that for now neither Israel nor Hamas and the other militant groups here are backing down. Right elections are on the horizon Alex mark -- live in Gaza thanks for your insight this morning and stay safe Alex.

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