Israeli Forces Storm Aid Ships; 10 Dead

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A frame grab shows Israeli commandos on a Gaza-bound ship in the Mediterranean Sea.

REUTERS/DHA via Reuters TV

In a predawn raid, Israeli commandos attacked an aid flotilla bound for the blockaded Palestinian territory of Gaza, seizing the ships and killing at least 10 passengers.

The attack has ignited an international incident, drawing widespread condemnation in Europe and straining already frayed ties with Turkey, the unofficial sponsor of the aid effort. The Associated Press report is here.