Seven dead in Israel in attack near Egypt border (2:02)

Aug. 18 – A series of shooting attacks in southern Israel has left at least seven people dead. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. ( Transcript )

Wounded Israeli soldiers arrive at a hospital following a series of shooting attacks in southern Israel that left at least seven people dead

Gunmen opened fire on Israeli vehicles near the frontier with Egypt’s Sinai desert, raising concerns in Israel over heightened militant activity along the porous border. Nhiều tay súng đã nã đạn vào xe của Israel tại

. . The military says gunmen first ambushed a civilian bus and wounded at least seven people on Israel’s Highway 12, a desert road north of the popular Red Sea resort of Eilat. The road passes within meters of the open frontier with Egypt. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attacks a grave concern and said Israel would respond accordingly. Hamas has denied responsibility for the attacks. SOUNDBITE: Hamas spokesman Taher el-Nunu: (Arabic) “We stress that we have no involvement in what happened today in Eilat. The Israeli threats made by Ehud Barak and other occupation leaders are but an attempt at expressing discontent with an internal Israeli crisis and an attempt at transferring that crisis into the Gaza Strip.” The Israeli military put the number of wounded at around 25. Special forces were called in and engaged the gunmen as police and military closed roads around Eilat. The military said between two and four gunmen were killed. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters.

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a series: một loạt
have/ has left: làm cho, gây ra
eg: A series of shooting attacks in southern Israel has left at least seven people dead. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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