Israel kills another top Hamas militant

An Israeli rocket launched Sunday killed a senior Hamas leader in charge of the terrorist movement’s missile operations, as fighting between the Jewish state and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip entered its fifth day and foreign leaders scrambled to prevent the conflict from escalating.

Two Iron Dome missiles launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip.  (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Two Iron Dome missiles launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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