2008 Photo Contest, Spot News, Honorable mention

Emilio Morenatti

The Associated Press

22 May, 2007

Two rockets are launched towards Israel. The Israeli army reported that seven missiles were fired by Palestinian militants that day, lightly wounding two people. Israel responded with four air raids, targeting suspected arms caches and Hamas militant bases. Palestinian officials said seven people were wounded in the raids. A week earlier, Israel had resumed air strikes in Gaza after a six-month lull in response to Hamas rocket attacks on Israeli towns. In June the Palestinian government proposed a ceasefire.

About the photographer

Emilio Morenatti

Emilio Morenatti is a photojournalist for The Associated Press based in Barcelona, Spain. With a master's degree in photojournalism and documentary photography from the Un...

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