Israeli aircraft strike Gaza Strip
Reuters, Saturday 19 Sep 2015


Israel carried out air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after claims that Hamas fired rockets into southern Israel.

The overnight air strikes targeted two training camps belonging to the Islamist group Hamas, causing no injuries, officials and witnesses said.

Late on Friday, two rockets were fired into Israel, causing no injuries.

The cross-border violence came as tension remained high in Jerusalem and the West Bank, where

The rockets came as Israeli police beefed up their numbers in Jerusalem Friday, barring young men from prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque site ahead of what Hamas dubbed a "day of rage". Israeli security forces have clashed with Palestinians over the past week.

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