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Gaza air strikes by Israel after rocket attacks

Rory McCarthy
London Guardian [1]
April 2, 2010

Israeli jets and helicopters have attacked Gaza, injuring two children and hitting what the Israeli military said were weapons manufacturing and storage sites.

The attacks continue the escalation in violence around Gaza of recent weeks. A day earlier Israeli dropped leaflets in southern Gaza warning of an attack.

The number of rockets fired from Gaza by Palestinian militants has begun to increase and a week ago two soldiers and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in the most serious clashes on the border for more than a year.

There were at least seven missile strikes overnight. Two caravans near the southern town of Khan Younis were hit as well as a cheese factory in Gaza City and a metal foundry in the Nuseirat refugee camp, according to reports. Hamas said a complex it built for making movies was damaged, according to the Associated Press.

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