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Rockets and Revenge (Dispatch 5)

VICE News traveled to the border of Gaza to see the Israeli military prepare for invasion.

by VICE News
Jul 18 2014, 8:55pm

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On July 17, Israel launched a ground invasion of Gaza after pummeling the strip for nearly 10 days with airstrikes and shelling. The stated goal? To cripple Hamas, destroy underground supply lines, and stop militants from firing rockets into Israel. VICE News traveled to the border of Gaza to get a first-hand look at the buildup.

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