Israeli air-strikes follow Gaza rocket attacks

Israel launched an air-strike against Islamic Jihad militants in northern Gaza’s Jebaliya refugee camp the night of Nov. 4 after rockets were fired into Israel. Palestinian security sources told CNN there were two Israeli strikes, though the IDF confirmed only one. The Palestinian sources said the first strike hit a group of militants, killing one and injuring three. The second, five minutes later, tageted the rocket-launching squad. (CNN, Jerusalem Post, Nov. 5) No casualties resulted from the Islamic Jihad attacks, although an Israeli army spokesman said that one of the rockets landed in Ashkelon, ten miles north of the border with Gaza. (The Scotsman, Nov. 6)

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