Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel after air strikes kill 12

Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel after air strikes kill 12

JERUSALEM — Israeli forces and militants in Gaza continued to exchange air and rocket attacks Saturday after Israeli airstrikes that have killed 15 inside the enclave since Friday, including the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad brigade, and injured more than 140 others. There was no sign of letup in the fighting, and the Israeli military said it had prepared for its operations to last at least a week. Militants fired more than 449 rockets toward Israel in retaliation overnight and through Saturday, according to the Israeli military. Emergency response officials reported no significant injuries from the rocket fire, as thousands of residents of southern and central Israel sheltered in safe rooms or community air raid bunkers. Two civilians reportedly received minor injuries as they ran for cover, and two soldiers …
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