Report: Israeli Tanks Shell Gaza (Updated With Audio)
Over at our sister site, The Michigan Messenger, Todd Heywood reports that he just conducted a phone interview with Palestinian journalist Sameh Habeeb, who is on the ground in Gaza. Habeeb says Israeli tanks are shelling Gaza.
Habeeb reported Israeli tanks had begun firing into Gaza Habeeb said his home was about 2 kilometers from the Israeli border and the group of men he was with became extremely excited reporting of the attacks.
In a late update, Habeeb said local radio is reporting Israeli tanks have fired into Gaza, but have not moved into the territory.
*Update: *Here‘s an excerpt from the interview:
*2nd Update: *You can read Habeeb’s blog here.
*3rd Update: *The Michigan Messenger clarifies that Habeeb later corrected his previous statement that Israeli tanks had entered Gaza. They did not, hence our updated headline and lead. Our sincere apologies for the mistake.