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Israel strike Hamas targets in Gaza

Smoke rises and explosion illuminates the night sky after Israel launched airstrikes targeting positions of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing in Khan Yunis, Gaza on 5 February, 2020 [Abed Rahim Khatib/Anadolu Agency]
Smoke rises and explosion illuminates the night sky after Israel launched airstrikes targeting positions of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing in Khan Yunis, Gaza on 5 February, 2020 [Abed Rahim Khatib/Anadolu Agency]

Israel said Wednesday that it launched air strikes targeting positions of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, reports Anadolu Agency.

Positions belonging to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, in the southern city of Khan Yunis were hit by missiles launched from Israeli warplanes, said sources on the ground.

There were no casualties according to initial assessments by local sources.

The Israeli military claimed the air strikes were carried out in response to rockets launched from Gaza into Israel

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