Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has defended his comments on Twitter yesterday, when he said he would "probably" fire at rocket at Israel if he lived in Gaza, saying he is not condoning violence, ITV Political Correspondent Paul Brand reports.
.@davidwardmp says Palestinians only firing missiles because 'they're absolutely desperate' and 'politicians in West failing them'
.@davidwardmp says he condemned violence on both sides in parliament - including firing of missiles from Gaza. Now people picking on tweet
.@davidwardmp says he's not condoning firing rockets. He just 'understands why people are so desperate that they're doing it'.
More top news
Police in Suffolk have confirmed they're dealing with a "significant incident" at RAF Mildenhall.
Two people have died and three others are in hospital after a fire broke out at the luxury Cameron House hotel.
Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen is "devastated" after the death of her husband at the age of 60, her spokeswoman has said.