AP: Thursday, Israel shelled (is that bombed?) UN headquarters in Gaza strip

Israeli forces shell UN headquarters in Gaza
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and AMY TEIBEL, Associated Press Writers

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel shelled the United Nations headquarters in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the U.N. and witnesses said, engulfing the compound and the main warehouse in fire and destroying thousands of pounds of food intended for Palestinian refugees. The U.N. chief, in Israel for the day, demanded a “full explanation.”

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is in the region to end the devastating offensive against Gaza’s Hamas rulers, said the Israeli defense minister told him there had been a “grave mistake.”…

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