IAF strikes terror targets in Gaza after Kassam attack

Rocket falls in Sedot Negev area; no injuries reported; IDF response causes damage near Gaza City but no one hurt, Palestinians say.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 20, 2011 01:36
An IAF fighter jet takes off [illustrative photo]

IDF IAF fighter jet takes off airstrik air strike 311 (R). (photo credit: Ho New / Reuters)

 
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The Israeli Air Force struck terror targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Tuesday in response to continued rocket fire from the coastal territory into southern Israel.

The forces recorded direct hits on the targets, according to the IDF spokesperson.

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Palestinian sources reported two separate IAF air strikes near Gaza City.

The strikes caused considerable damage but no injuries were reported, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

Earlier on Tuesday, a Kassam rocket fired from Gaza exploded in an open field in the Sedot Negev Regional Council.

No injuries or damages were reported in the attack.


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