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Israel bombs Gaza tunnels

JTA

July 14, 2011 | 10:18 am

Coat of Arms of the Israeli Air Force

Coat of Arms of the Israeli Air Force

Israeli Air Force planes bombed two smuggling tunnels in southern Gaza in retaliation for rocket attacks on southern Israeli communities.

A tunnel used to assist in terrorist activity in northern Gaza was also hit in the early Thursday morning attack, according to the IDF.

The attack came after a rocket was fired at a community in southern Israel. On Wednesday, Israeli airstrikes hit two weapons manufacturing sites in northern Gaza after rocket launchings toward Israel the previous night. At least two Kassam rockets from those strikes damaged homes in a Negev community, the IDF said. Following the air attack, a rocket fired from Gaza struck southern Israel early Wednesday afternoon.

At least 11 rockets have been fired at southern Israel since the beginning of the month.

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