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Israeli war jets strike Gaza Strip targets

English.news.cn   2010-07-01 08:23:33 FeedbackPrintRSS

GAZA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Israeli war jets hit four different targets in the Gaza Strip shortly before and after midnight, but no injuries were reported, witnesses and security sources said.

The witnesses said Israeli F16 warplanes struck with two missiles the inoperative Gaza Airport on the east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, causing severe damage, but without injuries.

Security sources of Hamas that rules the Gaza Strip said three other airstrikes were carried out at targets belong to the Hamas armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, including underground tunnels.

According to the witnesses, several huge explosions were heard in several areas in the Gaza Strip as F16 warplanes flew over different areas of the Gaza Strip. Damage was caused, but no injuries were reported.

The Israeli air attacks on the Gaza Strip were an Israeli retaliation to an earlier homemade rocket attack fired by Gaza militants at a factory in southern Israel.

No one claimed responsibility for the rocket attack, which Israeli radio reported that severe damage was caused to the factory. No injuries were reported. 

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Editor: Deng Shasha
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