Israel Launches Offensive Against Militants In Gaza | Albuquerque Journal News

In its fiercest attack, an airstrike flattened the home of a Hamas militant in the southern Gaza town of Khan Younis, reducing the concrete structure into a smoldering pile of rubble. Panicked residents fled, shouting, God is great. Some had bloody faces, and crying mothers held small children as they ran away. Screaming Palestinians took away motionless bodies. Palestinian medical officials said six people, including two children, were killed. Israels military said it had called the home shortly before the airstrike to warn civilians to leave, something it has done in past fighting as well. The U.S.
Source: Israel launches offensive against militants in Gaza | Albuquerque Journal News

Swimmer bitten by great white shark haunted by accident: “I thought ‘Oh, my God, this is it, I’m gonna die” | FOX6Now.com

CNN affiliate KTLA posted the video on its website. It shows a group of swimmers frantically trying to reach shore with the victim screaming loudly from the water and people on the pier urging him to hurry, yelling that the shark was still close by. Manhattan Beach Pier has been closed until Tuesday, police said in a news release. There are plenty of great white sharks in the Southern California surf, but they pose no danger to beachgoers, according to Randy Hamilton, a shark expert with Californias Monterey Bay Aquarium. I just go back to the last 50 years on how many great white sharks have actually caused a death in Southern California, Hamilton said in a CNN interview in December. I only know of one incident where someone got a nip on the foot. The great whites around Southern California are juveniles, also known as young of the year. At less than 18 months old, they only eat fish, Hamilton said.
Source: Swimmer bitten by great white shark haunted by accident: “I thought ‘Oh, my God, this is it, I’m gonna die” | FOX6Now.com

Nightmares haunt swimmer bitten by great white shark off Califor – KCTV5

The scars to his psyche may be deeper. Robles, who would swim two miles from the Hermosa Beach pier to the Manhattan Beach pier each Saturday, said he is afraid to go back into the water. “I hope I do someday, but it’s off the table right now.” He spent a restless night Saturday, waking up from nightmares, he said. The aftermath of the attack was recorded on cell phone video by someone on the beach who was alerted by the screaming. CNN affiliate KTLA posted the video on its website. It shows a group of swimmers frantically trying to reach shore with the victim screaming loudly from the water and people on the pier urging him to hurry, yelling that the shark was still close by. Manhattan Beach Pier has been closed until Tuesday, police said in a news release.
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