William Hague condemned rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza today, insisting militant group Hamas bore "principal responsibility" for spiralling violence.The Foreign Secretary also urged Tel Aviv to reduce tension and avoid civilian casualties - but stopped short of demanding an end to its air strikes.The intervention came amid a fresh wave of bloodshed following an Israeli attack that killed the leader of Hamas's military wing, Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari, yesterday.
Hague condemns Gaza violence
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