A Palestinian man inspects a building destroyed in Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City.
(photo credit: REUTERS/SUHAIB SALEM)
The IDF destroyed the houses of Islamic Jihad commanders on Sunday morning as conflict ensued in Gaza and rockets rained over the Gaza border communities.
The IDF attacked more than 120 Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets through out Saturday night after southern Israel was bombarded with over 430 rockets. One Israeli was killed and and over 80 were injured.
The Gaza Health Ministry said a 14-month-old baby and her mother were killed by one of the Israeli strikes and at least 18 other Palestinians were wounded throughout Saturday. Among the targets struck were several Hamas military compounds in the Gaza City neighborhoods of Tel Alawah and Shajiya used for training and manufacturing weapons. Other targets struck belonged to Hamas’ naval force and a joint military compound used by Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PLO) in Beit Lahiya.
Several targets belonging to Palestinian Islamic Jihad were struck including military compounds in Deir al-Balah, Tel Sultan, Shati and Khan Yunis.Anna Ahronheim contributed to this report.