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"Hamas will pay a very high price": Israeli PM

Wednesday, Jul 09, 2014 - 01:10

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for ''patience, determination, forthrightness'' as warfare intensifies. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Gaza based militants release footage of purported rocket attacks against Israel. They are taking aim at Israel's heartland, intensifying warfare that has already killed dozens. No Israeli fatalities or serious injuries have been reported. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is battle ready. (SOUNDBITE) (Hebrew) ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER, BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, SAYING: "We won't suffer fire on our civilians and on our communities, and our children, and Hamas will pay a very high price. We are in the middle of a battle. We need, I've said in the past and I'm saying it again - patience, determination, forthrightness." A series of rockets streaked across the sunset above the Israel-Gaza border on Wednesday as explosions continue to rock Gaza City. Israeli leaders, who seem to have wide popular support at home for the Gaza military operation, have warned of a lengthy campaign and possible ground invasion of the heavily populated Palestinian territory.

"Hamas will pay a very high price": Israeli PM

Wednesday, Jul 09, 2014 - 01:10

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