August 16, 2020

New Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Israel’s army launched new air strikes Sunday against Hamas positions in Gaza and closed the fishing zone around the Palestinian enclave in response to rockets and firebombs sent into Israeli territory.The measures came after a week of heightened tensions, including clashes on Saturday evening along the Gaza-Israeli border, the army said.Dozens of Palestinian “rioters burned tyres, hurled explosive devices and grenades towards the security fence and attempted to approach it,” the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement.Long simmering Palestin…


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