Palestinians say 2 killed, 1 hurt in IDF airstrike on Gaza

Army Radio quotes IDF sources as saying a terror cell attempting to launch a rocket from central Gaza thwarted by IAF aircraft.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 5, 2011 16:53
An IAF fighter jet [illustrative photo]

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

 
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Two Palestinians were killed and one was seriously injured in an IDF bombing of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, according to Palestinian medical sources.

Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported that an IDF airstrike targeting terrorists in the central Gaza Strip caused the damage.

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Army Radio quoted IDF sources as saying a terror cell attempting to launch a rocket from the central Gaza Strip was thwarted by IAF aircraft on Tuesday.

After identifying the cell, aircraft struck the group accurately, preventing the launch of the rocket, according to the report.

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