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Israel launches multiple airstrikes in Gaza, man injured

June 19, 2014 9:41 A.M. (Updated: June 22, 2014 2:25 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was moderately injured overnight Wednesday as Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip.

The unidentified man was hit by shrapnel when an Israeli missile landed in the Sheikh Zayed neighborhood near Jabalia in northern Gaza.

Israeli airstrikes also targeted a military site used by the Popular Resistance Committees west of Gaza City while two missiles hit the Abu Jarad military base of Hamas' al-Qassam Brigades south of Gaza City

Airstrikes also targeted the Younis military base of the al-Qassam Brigades in Gaza City and another training site near Gaza's power plant.

No injuries have been reported.

Israel's army said in a statement that in response to rocket fire from Gaza "aircraft targeted a terror activity site, a terror infrastructure site and a concealed rocket launcher in the northern Gaza Strip and 2 terror activity sites in the central Gaza Strip."

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