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Saturday, July 16, 2022, 15:30
Rockets fired into Israel, military responds with airstrikes
By Xinhua
Saturday, July 16, 2022, 15:30 By Xinhua

Fires are seen following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city on July 16, 2022. Israeli warplanes struck a weapons manufacturing facility in the Gaza Strip early on July 16, the military said, after rocket fire against Israeli territory. The exchange of fire came hours after US President Joe Biden visited Israel and the occupied West Bank. (MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)

JERUSALEM - Palestinian militants fired four rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory early Saturday. There were no casualties or damage as a result of the attacks.

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Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) responded with an airstrike against targets in Gaza.

According to a statement released by the Israeli military, it's retaliatory airstrikes targeted "Hamas weapons manufacturing sites."

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The exchange of fire came hours after US President Joe Biden visited Israel and the Palestinian territories.


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