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IAF strikes Gaza targets
Air Force targets, destroys two terror hubs in Strip following rocket fire on Israel

IAF aircrafts struck two terror hubs in northern and central Gaza Strip overnight. The IDF confirmed the strike, saying they came in response to Wednesday's rocker fire on southern Israel.

 

An IDF statement said that the pilots reported destroying their marks.

 

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"The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli civilians or IDF soldiers and will continue to fight any element which employs terror against the State of Israel. The Hamas terror group is responsible for any such acts," the statement said.

 

Palestinian sources said that the targets were a Hamas training center in east Gaza and an Islamic Jihad training center in its center.

 

According to the Palestinians, four people were injured in the strikes. 

 

Four Qassam rockets were fired from northern Gaza Strip at the Western Negev on Wednesday.

 

One rocket exploded in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council and two were fired at the Sdot Negev region.

 

Earlier on Wednesday, a rocket exploded in an open area at the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported. The Color Red alert was not sounded.

 

 

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First published: 02.16.12, 07:08
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