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Last Updated: Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 08:27 GMT 09:27 UK
In pictures: Rocket attack on Israel

Wounded soldier

Dozens of Israeli soldiers were wounded when a rocket fired from Gaza landed in their base in Zikkim, across the border.

Wounded soldier being taken to hospital

The attack happened in the middle of the night and caught the soldiers while they were sleeping in their tents.

Wounded soldier being taken to hospital

The wounded troops were ferried to hospital by ambulances and military helicopters.

Wounded soldier helped into hospital

The soldiers were all new recruits who were finishing their training at the base.

Wounded soldiers treated in hospital

Most of the injured suffered only light wounds caused by flying shrapnel, while several were seriously hurt.

Zikkim army base

It was the single bloodiest rocket attack from Gaza and has increased pressure on the Israeli government to launch a major ground offensive against militants there.






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