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Israeli forces bomb target near refugee camp in Gaza, injure 4

Aug. 7, 2015 8:52 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 8, 2015 10:56 A.M.)
A bombing in the Gaza Strip (AFP/File)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces injured at least four Palestinians during a bombing near Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Friday, witnesses told Ma'an.

The four people injured were rushed to the hospital in ambulances.Their condition is unknown.

Earlier on Friday an Israeli army spokesperson said a rocket was fired at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip, with no injuries or damages reported.

An Israeli army statement released after the bombing on Gaza said the attack was in retaliation to the rocket allegedly fired out of the strip on Friday.

"Since the beginning of August multiple rockets have been fired towards southern Israel, most falling short in the Gaza Strip. Israelis and Palestinians deserve to live normal lives but instead terrorists choose to use the Gaza Strip as a launch pad for rocket attacks. Hamas, must fulfill its responsibilities or face the consequences," Israeli army spokesperson Peter Lerner said in a statement.
Comments
Colin Wright / USA
In the warped world of Zionism, this probably IS a response to Jewish terrorism.
07/08/2015 22:38
Carol Scheller / Switzerland
Could Israel toy with the idea of fulfilling any of its responsibilities towards the Gaza Strip it has kept in an iron grip without any regard for international law the last 8 years ? Or is blind brute might all it knows ?
07/08/2015 23:01
Oscar / South Africa
Do not fire rockets indiscriminately Israel on a Friday, or ever.
07/08/2015 23:04
Ariyana Love / Finland
Please do your research! Did you speak to Hamas to find out if they are actually responsible for this rocket fire?? You are aware that the last rocket fire from Gaza were done by a small group of Salafist extremists sympathetic to ISIS. You do release Israel is trying create another enemy in Gaza.
08/08/2015 05:22
yaakov / israel
dear gazans, please dont play into netanyahus hands and give him an excuse for another war you will pay with human lives for... he has truble passing an agreement giving more of our resorces into the hands of nobel energy and itshak tshuva and longs for a distraction such as this
08/08/2015 08:11
Rikki / Gambia
A number of Hamas security personnel were injured in an Israeli air raid over the Gaza Strip Friday night after half a dozen rockets were fired into Israel Thursday and Friday. One exploded in the Eshkol District . Others fell short and landed on the Gaza side of the border.
08/08/2015 09:03
Legal Eagle / Australia
When Israel ends its ILLEGAL OCCUPATION of Palestine there will be no need for rockets fired in LEGITIMATE RESISTANCE TO OCCUPATION from Gaza. OBEY INTERNATIONAL LAW, Israel, and the problem is solved.
08/08/2015 11:29
David / UK
Why does Israel repeatedly attack the refugees living in Gaza...refugees which the 'Jewish forces' expelled to Gaza themselves in the first place? The correct legal and ethical thing to do is let the refugees return to their own country.
08/08/2015 12:25
JoeUSA / USA
To David UK , Israel is an outlaw criminal state. Thus "correct legal and ethical thing to do" is irrelevant and does not apply.
09/08/2015 05:23
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