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Palestinian Israeli conflict

Israel launches air strikes on Gaza for second day in a row: AFP

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Israeli jets launched air strikes on Gaza overnight Thursday to Friday after militants in the Palestinian territory again launched incendiary balloons into southern Israel, the army and AFP journalists said.

“Over the past day, arson balloons were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory,” Israel’s military said in a statement. “In response... fighter jets struck military compounds and a rocket launch site belonging to the Hamas terror organization.”

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AFP journalists in the Palestinian enclave also reported hearing explosions.

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