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Palestinian fighters say they fired six projectiles from Gaza

Nov. 18, 2008 9:43 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 18, 2008 9:43 P.M.)
Gaza - Ma'an - Palestinian fighters claimed to have fired six homemade projectiles at Israeli targets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday evening.

The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the An-Nasser Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees claimed responsibility for launching two projectiles at the Israeli border town of Sderot.

Separately the Al-Quds Brigades the military wing of Islamic Jihad claimed to have launched four projectiles at the town of Nahal Oz on Tuesday.

The Al-Quds Brigades said the attack was "in response to Israeli crimes."

Israeli sources confirmed that two projectiles and two landed in the Shaar HaNegev Regional Council, roughly in the area where the second attack claimed to be aiming.

No one was injured.

The homemade rockets were the first cross-border attack from Gaza since Monday night.
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