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Israel hits Gaza after rocket blitz by militants: witnesses

Published on Mar 13, 2014 5:18 AM
 

GAZA CITY (AFP) - Israeli warplanes hit a number of targets in the Gaza Strip Thursday night in response to heavy Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state earlier, Palestinian eyewitnesses said.

Aircraft hit bases of the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, which had claimed responsiblity for firing dozens of rockets into Israel.