Two Israelis soldiers were killed Saturday in a clash with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Four other Israeli soldiers were wounded and one Hamas gunman was killed in the clash. Israel officially launched construction of a West Bank fence. Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer toured the construction site Sunday for the inauguration of the $220 million project aimed at preventing terrorists from entering Israel.
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