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Israel launches airstrikes on the Gaza Strip

September 22, 2023 at 7:36 pm

Smoke and flames rise after Israeli forces airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza on July 05, 2023 [Ali Jadallah – Anadolu Agency]

Israeli security forces, on Friday, said they launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, with a source a confirming that a Hamas observation post was targeted, Anadolu Agency reports.

We are “currently striking in Gaza,” the Israeli army said in a statement on X, without providing further details.

The Palestinian news agency, WAFA, said a Palestinian was injured in an air raid launched by Israeli aircraft on an outpost in the city.

The Times of Israel newspaper said the bombing came after “balloon-borne incendiary devices” flown over the border by Palestinians sparked three fires in southern Israel.

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