Israel has played havoc in Gaza on Saturday, 27 December 08, killing 360 people and wounding another 1700 in the four days of 'Operation Cast-lead'. Gaza is known after an ancient town of Egypt located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea where, according to the legend, Samson had brought down the Temple of Philistines. Gaza Strip was under Egyptian administration till 1949. It was occupied by Israeli troops in 1956 and then in 1967. -BRIG (Retd) A.Q. ANJUM, Rawalpindi, via e-mail, January 7.