Israeli warplanes early Sunday carried out an attack on the south of
the Gaza Strip after rockets were fired at Israel, according to the
"During the night an Israeli plane hit an arms factory and a
smuggling tunnel in the south of the Gaza Strip," the army said in a
statement, adding: "This raid is in response to the rockets fired at
Israel this weekend."
Two explosions were heard around Rafah but nobody was injured,
Palestinian witnesses said.
Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip had slammed into southern
Israel on Saturday without causing casualties or damage, a police
Since the beginning of the year, Palestinian militants in Hamas-
controlled Gaza have fired more than 50 rockets at southern Israel,
army statistics show.