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Israel carries out campaign of airstrikes across Gaza

Oct. 25, 2018 11:22 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 25, 2018 3:52 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli warplanes carried out an airstrikes' campaign across the besieged Gaza Strip, on predawn Thursday.

Local sources said Israeli warplanes fired two missiles towards a military site belonging to Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, in Rafah district, in southern Gaza.

Sources confirmed that Israeli warplanes targeted a site in Khan Younis district, also in southern Gaza.

Israeli warplanes also targeted a site in al-Shiekh Zayid City, in northern Gaza.

No injuries were reported, however, the airstrikes led to extensive material damages in the targeted areas.

Hebrew-language news outlets reported that Israeli warplanes carried out eight airstrikes targeting Hamas sites, after one rocket fired from Gaza towards Israeli communities surrounding the Strip had landed in the Eshkol Regional Council.

The rocket Reportedly exploded in an open area; no injuries or damages were reported.

Sources added that the Israeli army spokesperson issued an official statement following the airstrikes, claiming that among the sites targeted were a military compound, a training camp and a weapons storage facility belonging to Hamas.

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