An Israeli air strike in Gaza on Monday killed nine Palestinians in Gaza, three of them children. Previously, Palestinian militants had fired numerous rockets at Israeli cities (pictured), including Jerusalem.
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A spokesman for the Islamist and Gaza-ruling Hamas said this was a “message” to the enemy Israel.
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Hamas fired seven rockets at Israel on Monday.
Since Hamas forcibly took power in the Gaza Strip in 2007, Israel and the radical organization have fought three wars.
Israeli troops patrol Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day.
Previously, Palestinian militants had fired numerous rockets into Israeli cities, including Jerusalem. An Israeli army spokeswoman said they were looking into reports from the Gaza Strip. According to Palestinian sources, the incident occurred in Beit Hanun in the north of the coastal strip.
Israel regularly responds to rocket attacks by shelling targets in the Gaza Strip.