Three Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza
Palestinians accompanied the bodies of militants to a hospital in Gaza Strip after an Israeli air strike killed three gunmen as they allegedly tried to launch short-range rockets into the Jewish state, according to military reports.
Palestinians gesture next to bodies of gunmen at a hospital in Gaza Strip September 5, 2012. An Israeli air strike on the Hamas-governed Gaza Strip killed three gunmen as they tried to launch short-range rockets into the Jewish state on Wednesday, the military said. Palestinian medical officials and witnesses confirmed that three militants had been killed in the attack near Bureij, in central Gaza. They did not immediately give the dead men's factional affiliation but said they did not belong to Hamas. Photo by Ali Jadallah