An Israeli Apache helicopter launches a missile during an attack inside the northern Gaza Strip on December 29, 2008 as seen from the Israeli-Gaza border.
Smoke rises above Gaza after another Israeli air strike on a Hamas target, December 29, 2008 along Israel 's side of the Gaza border.
Wounded Palestinians are treated on the floor of crowded Kamal Edwan hospital in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on December 29, 2008, following an Israeli air strike on the nearby Jabalia refugee camp. Israeli tanks massed at the Gaza border today as warplanes continued pounding Hamas targets in the densely populated enclave.
Smoke billows from a targeted location in the northern Gaza Strip following an Israeli air raid, as seen from the Israeli-Gaza border on December 30, 2008.
Many bodies lie outside the Hamas police headquarters following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on December 27, 2008.
Palestinian firefighters try to extinguish flames at a medical warehouse after an Israeli airstrike targeted at a fuel tank nearby in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008. Israel widened its deadliest-ever air offensive against Gaza 's Hamas rulers Sunday, pounding Hamas targets, smugglers' tunnels and a central prison.
Israelis take cover during a rocket warning siren in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon , Monday Dec. 29, 2008.
Smoke rises after an Israel air strike in Gaza Strip December 28, 2008. Israel launched air strikes on Gaza for a second successive day on Sunday, piling pressure on Hamas.
A wounded Palestinian girl is carried into the Al-Shifa hospital on December 28, 2008 in Gaza City , Gaza .
A Palestinian man gestures, as smokes is seen from a burning building after an Israeli missile strike in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
Palestinian rescue workers carry a wounded prisoner past a fire, as another lays under the rubble in the central security headquarters and prison, known as the Saraya, after it was hit in an Israeli missile strike in in Gaza City, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
A dead cat lies in the rubble of destroyed houses and a mosque after they were hit by an Israeli missile strike that killed Jawaher Baalusha, 4, and her four sisters on December 29, 2008 in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip.
Smoke from three days of Israeli air strikes against Hamas militants blends with brewing storm clouds to create a dramatic sunset over the Palestinian territory on December 29, 2008 viewed from Israel 's border with the Gaza Strip.
A Palestinian man looks out towards destroyed Hamas government buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City , Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008. Early Tuesday, Israeli aircraft dropped at least 16 bombs on five Hamas government buildings in a Gaza City complex, destroying them, setting fires and sending rubble flying for hundreds of yards, witnesses said.
Mangled cars lie buried under rubble at the site of the Hamas ministry buildings compound, which was destroyed during an Israeli airstrike on December 30, 2008 in Gaza City , Gaza Strip.
An Israeli police officer and reporters take cover during a rocket attack in the southern town of Sderot , Israel on December 30, 2008.
A medic crouches over the body of an Israeli man after he was killed in a rocket attack launched from the Gaza Strip and hit the southern Israeli town of Netivot on December 27, 2008 following Israeli bombardment on the Palestinian costal strip. The rocket attack killed one man and wounded four others, according to the Magen David Adom, Israel 's equivalent of the Red Cross.
Palestinians inspect a crater caused by an Israeli air strike at a police station in Gaza City on December 29, 2008.
The body of a Palestinian security force officer lays in the rubble after an Israeli missile strike on a building in Gaza City , Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008.
A wounded child awaits medical attention at the Shifa hospital on December 27, 2008 in Gaza City , Gaza .