TODAY | November 15, 2012
>> fire intensified overnight between israel and militants in gaza as casualties on both sides mount. martin, good morning.
>> reporter: hi, natalie, good morning. well, this is an area on the brink of war, which no one seems to have really won. but israel is determined to stop the rockets from the palestinians in gaza hitting israeli city. they continue their attacks in gaza knocking out installations that store those rockets, the long-range rocket. they're continuing to try to kill more islamic militant leaders. at the same time, the palestinians are succeeding in sending their rockets into israel . about 150 have been fired by palestinians in gaza against israel today . most went astray or about 50 were brought down by israel 's homemade antimissile defense system. one hit the israeli town, it killed three israelis. how long will this go on for? the leaders say the head of the southern command , israeli general in the south said the assassination yesterday of the leader that started all this, he said, is just the beginning. and the defense minister also said this morning that israel will do anything. he repeated, we will do anything, and i repeat anything, to stop those rockets and to make israel 's southern cities secure.
>> lots of tension in tel aviv , israel .