Israel: September 15, 2002


: 10.0pt"> Iraq has denied an alleged 1998 pledge not to fire missiles at Israel. At the same time, Israel has said it will retaliate this time, unlike in 1991, if Iraq fires any missiles at Israel.

For the first time during the current conflict, Palestinians hit an Israeli helicopter. A small (Bell Jetranger) recon chopper was hit by one bullet while flying over the West Bank. There were no casualties or serious damage.



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