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Israeli aircraft bombs Hamas target in Gaza

05:35 AM Jun 01, 2019 | Free Press Journal Correspondant

London: Israeli aircraft have bombed a Hamas target in Gaza strip in response to a rocket fired earlier from Gaza, said Israeli military.

According to the BBC, it was first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.

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Khan Yunis area’s residents in Gaza said they heard two explosions while a spokesman said that the aircraft on Saturday targeted Hamas infrastructure.

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The August truce had ended seven weeks of violence that had killed 2,200 people, mostly Palestinians.

The rocket, however, struck a local field and failed to cause any casualties, said local officials.

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