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Israeli jets fire on Hamas site in Gaza, no injuries

Arab-Israel Relations Materials 3 September 2012 11:51
Israeli jets fire on Hamas site in Gaza, no injuries
Israeli jets fire on Hamas site in Gaza, no injuries

Israeli warplanes fired on a training site of Hamas' military wing in the central Gaza Strip overnight Sunday, without reports of casualties Maan reported

Fighter jets fired two missiles at the Al-Qassam Brigades grounds south of Gaza City, witnesses said.

An Israeli army statement said that aircraft "targeted a terror activity site in the northern Gaza Strip, confirming a direct hit."

"The site was targeted in a direct response to the ongoing rocket fire towards southern Israel," it continued.

An Israeli army spokesman said four rockets hit southern Israel on Sunday, without causing damage or injuries.

On Wednesday Israel shelled two compounds in Gaza City, injuring two women, according to medical officials.

The Israeli army said the targets were weapons manufacturing and storage sites and that they were hit in retaliation for rocket-fire earlier in the week.

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