Israeli aircraft launch fresh raid on Gaza Strip

Li Jiayao

GAZA, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Israeli warplanes launched on Tuesday a raid on the Gaza Strip, with no injuries reported, according to Palestinian sources and eyewitnesses.

Sources reported for Xinhua that Israeli aircraft targeted with a number of rockets the "marine" site, located in Khan Younis governorate south of the Gaza Strip, belonging to Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement.

No injuries or material damage were reported in the targeted area, the sources explained.

sraeli army said the warplanes raided a military compound belonging to Hamas movement in a response to a rocket fired from Gaza on Monday evening. No injuries or damage were caused in the incident.

The army added in a statement that Hamas is solely responsible for what is going on in the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, none of Palestinian factions claimed responsibility for the incident.

It is noteworthy that Palestinian territories witness mounting unrest following U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration last December on recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving U.S. embassy there.


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