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Israel Air Force Hits Gaza Sites After Kassam Launch

Israel Air Force Hits Gaza Sites After Kassam Launch

Israel's Air Force struck two terrorist targets in Gaza in retaliation for two rockets fired at southern Israel.

Two rockets exploded in the Negev on Tuesday evening. One landed near a kindergarten, hitting a warehouse, Ynet reported.

Several hours later, Israeli planes fired late Tuesday night on what the Israel Defense Forces spokesman called "a terror tunnel and a terror activity site" in northern Gaza. Direct hits were confirmed, according to the IDF

"Tunnels such as this one are intended for infiltrating into Israel and executing terror attacks against Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers," the IDF said in a statement.

One Palestinian woman was injured and several homes damaged in the strike, the Ma'an news agency reported.

An Israeli strike on Gaza Sunday night, in response to rocket fire on Israel, injured France's consul to the Gaza Strip, his wife and daughter, the French Foreign Ministry said.

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