Missiles fired just meters away from Yasser Arafat's office in Ramallah, where he had talks with EU envoy. Neither Arafat nor EU ambassador were injured.
In Bethlehem, missiles destroyed a building housing a security headquarters and military medical hospital. No casualties were immediately reported.
50 Israeli tanks supported by military helicopters entered the Palestinian city of Tulkarm and encircled the refugee camp of Nur el Nam.
Two ballistic missiles attacked the US Navy destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) from the territory of Yemen. The destroyer came to the aid of the hijacked Central Park tanker of Zodiac Maritime