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Israel Says It Has Completed Gaza Strikes after Rocket Fire

 

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Israel says it has completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza after rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce.
 
The military statement early on Friday indicates that Israel is willing to abide by the cease-fire if there are no additional rocket attacks.
 
The statement says Israel struck a military compound, a rocket-manufacturing site and a militant headquarters in the town of Khan Younis.
 
The airstrikes came after a barrage of rockets late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties on either side.
 
It’s unclear whether the fighting would continue. The unofficial cease-fire that began early Thursday ended a two-day escalation triggered by Israel’s targeted killing of an Islamic Jihad commander.
 
The fighting killed 34 Palestinians, including 16 civilians.
 
 

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