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Tuesday, 4 December, 2001, 16:14 GMT
In pictures: Israel's retaliatory attacks
Israeli helicopter gunships have carried out two days of attacks on Palestinian targets in retaliation for last weekend's suicide bomb attacks Haifa and Jerusalem, which left at least 25 Israelis dead.

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's headquarters in the West Bank town of Ramallah was hit, as were targets in and around Gaza City.

Civilians flee Israeli bombing in Gaza
There was panic in the streets of Gaza City as a missile fell near a school

Cemetery in Gaza
Palestinians walk through a cemetery heavily damaged in an Israeli attack on a nearby security installation

A Palestinian policeman tries to extinguish a fire in the complex that houses Yasser Arafat's office
A Palestinian policeman tries to extinguish a fire in the complex that houses Yasser Arafat's office

The attack on Arafat's Ramallah headquarters left a gaping hole in a police station only metres away from where the Palestinian leader was working
The attack on Ramallah left a gaping hole in a police station only metres away from where Mr Arafat was working

A Gaza resident inspects the ruins of his house after Israel's first wave of air strikes on Monday
A Gaza resident inspects the ruins of his house after Israel's first wave of air strikes on Monday

Israeli troops used bulldozers to tear up the runway at Gaza International Airport
The runway at Gaza International Airport is unusable after Israeli troops used bulldozers to tear it up

Palestinian policemen inspect the remains of two of Mr Arafat's helicopters, which were destroyed in Israel retaliatory attacks on Monday
Two of Mr Arafat's helicopters were destroyed when Israel launched retaliatory attacks on Monday

See also:

04 Dec 01 | Middle East
Outrage at Israeli strikes
04 Dec 01 | UK Politics
Blair sends Israel sympathy
04 Dec 01 | Media reports
Full text: Sharon's address
03 Dec 01 | Middle East
US diplomacy put to the test
03 Dec 01 | Media reports
Israeli papers say Arafat at watershed
02 Dec 01 | Middle East
In pictures: Israel blasts
04 Dec 01 | Middle East
Grand Sheikh condemns suicide bombings
04 Dec 01 | Middle East
Israeli backlash raises the stakes
04 Dec 01 | Middle East
Arafat's dilemma
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