IAF targets Gaza terrorists; rocket hits south (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun Latest Update: 06.18.12, 16:38)
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Two Islamic Jihad operatives killed in strike in northern Strip; IDF
says operation was in response to recent sniper fire. Later, rocket
fired from Strip lands in Negev, but no one hurt
The Israel Air Force struck targets in northern Gaza Strip Monday.
Palestinian sources said two Islamic Jihad terrorists were killed in
According to Palestinian reports, the two were targeted while riding
a motorcycle near northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun.
The IDF confirmed targeting a sniper cell, saying that the operation
was unrelated to Monday´s terror attack on the Israel-Egypt border,
and came in response to recent sniper fire.
At around noon a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip towards the Hof
Ashkelon Regional Council. No injuries or damage were immediately
Meanwhile, Palestinian media outlets reported that IDF bulldozers
were spotted clearing an area near the Gaza border, west of Erez
crossing and adjacent to the location of the attack. (Copyright 2012
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