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Airstrikes on Gaza continue for fourth day

Nov. 17, 2012 10:00 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 18, 2012 10:57 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Israeli warplanes bombed the central Gaza Strip refugee camp al-Mughazi and killed three members of Hamas' military wing early Saturday, a Ma'an reporter said.

Another Israeli airstrike injured a woman and a child in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

The deaths and injuries came amid a massive Israeli air assault targeting the Gaza Strip that damaged the headquarters of the government and a police station.

Despite the violence, Tunisia's foreign minister Rafik Abdessalem arrived in the coastal enclave early Saturday in a show of Arab solidarity, heading to a hospital to visit the wounded. The Tunisian official also visited the office building of Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City.

Israeli missiles also destroyed the home of Hamas leader Suleiman Salah in Jabaliya refugee camp.

Medics said 30 injured people were removed from under the rubble of the three-story house. Medics and rescue teams were still searching the rubble Saturday.

Earlier a Palestinian medical official said Muhammad Abu Masmah, who was injured in an attack on Friday, died of his injuries.

Israeli jets also targeted home of a Hamas’ militant in al-Adas neighborhood north of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. A mosque and a house in al-Bureij refugee camp were also bombarded injuring five people.

Israeli warplanes launched multiple raids on the tunnel area between Gaza and Egypt south of Rafah. There were no reports of injury in those attacks.

Warplanes bombed farmland in Beit Lahiya and Jabaliya as well as in Khan Younis.

(This version corrects that a woman and her child in Deir al-Balah were injured, not killed, during Israel's airstrikes early Saturday.)
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