Thursday, February 16, 2012

Six wounded in two Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip

by George Rishmawi - IMEMC & Agencies
Six Palestinian civilians have been wounded in two air strikes by the Israeli air force that targeted the besieged Gaza Strip in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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According to a Palestinian media source, the first target is allegedly a center for Al-Aqsa brigade, the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement, in at-Tuffah neighborhood in east of Gaza city.

The second strike hit a location said to be a center for al-Quds brigade, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine in the Nusseirat area in the central Gaza Strip causing damage to property but no injuries, the source added.

In the meantime, Israeli sources said that four home-made shells hit Ashkoul area in Southern Israel, however, no injuries were reported.


International Middle East Media Center