Israel allows Jerusalem investors into Gaza to boost economy

Aug 10, 2017, 00:22
Israel allows Jerusalem investors into Gaza to boost economy

The emergency director at the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza, Ayman al Sahbani, said that three of the injured were discharged after undergoing treatment.

The Israeli military said on Twitter it had targeted two Hamas posts in northern Gaza on Tuesday night in retaliation for a "projectile" hitting an open area of land in southern Israel.

Hamas on Wednesday said Israel should be held accountable for such air strikes, Maan reported.

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Rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza from time to time, usually by militants opposed to Hamas.

"The fourth person, a 26-year-old, is in serious condition".

Medical sources said the soldiers injured seven Palestinians, including one who suffered life-threatening wounds, after the army fired missiles into two areas northwest of the Gaza Strip.

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It also claims that the raids were launched against sites belonging to the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

Hamas, the terror group that rules Gaza, has largely refrained from firing rockets into Israel since it fought a devastating war with Israel in 2014.

Despite the tensions over Jerusalem's Temple Mount this summer, there have been only a few instances of rocket fire from Gaza landing in Israel.

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