Transcript for Israel Pummels the Gaza Strip
from the midwest, the ground incursion by Israeli forces right now under way in gaza, already explosions lighting up the night sky, the pictures coming in. Alex Marquardt is in gaza where those Israeli troops are on the ground. Reporter: Good evening, David. All night Israel has been pummeling the gaza trip from the sea, the air, with tanks around the border just before midnight local time prime minister Benjamin netanyahu says troops would be going into gaza and said they continue to carry out aggression against Israel by firing rockets. The mission, Benjamin netanyahu said, is to take out hamas tunnels that the group uses to launch attacks against Israel. He said the mission could be expanded and so far more than 60,000 reserve troops have been called up. Israel and hamas have been talking about a cease-fire through intermediaries and bets clear the coming days will be dominated by heavy fighter.
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