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By Mil Arcega
30 December 2008
Israeli warplanes continued to pound targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday as Israel's Defense Minister declared an "all out war" against the Islamic militant group Hamas and its Gaza government.
|Palestinian prisoners flee over the rubble of the central security headquarters and prison, known as the Saraya, after it was hit in an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, 28 Dec 2008|
Palestinian officials say Israeli airstrikes have killed more than 300 people since Saturday, some of them civilians. Israel says rockets launched from Gaza against Israeli towns provoked the conflict.
But some say the response has been disproportionate and may be an attempt by Israel to restore its image.