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New Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza

August 29, 2021 at 10:53 am

Explosion illuminates the night sky after Israeli warplanes hit a target of Izz ad-Din al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian group Hamas, and an agricultural area in Gaza City, Gaza on August 28, 2021 [Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency]

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza were reported early Sunday.

Strikes hit a location used by Hamas’ armed wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, and a farm, according to an Anadolu Agency reporter, citing witnesses.

Palestinian authorities did not comment about if the strikes caused any casualties.

Israeli said it targeted a training field and arms production facility belong to Hamas in response to fire balloons sent to its territory from Gaza.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported earlier Saturday that an Israeli attack on Gazans demonstrating a blockade against Gaza injured 11 protestors.

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