Israeli jets pound militant targets in Gaza, as rockets rain on southern Israel

Israeli jets pound militant targets in Gaza, as rockets rain on southern Israel

Israeli jets pound militant targets in Gaza, as rockets rain on southern Israel Fighting began with Israel's killing of Islamic Jihad senior commander Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation in a conflict that Israeli and Palestinian officials said has killed at least 15 people in the coastal strip. The fighting began with Israel's killing of a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group in a wave of strikes Friday that Israel said were meant to prevent an imminent attack. A five-year-old girl and two women are among those killed in the strikes. So far, …
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