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Armed forces in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel, saying three people were killed in the attack

Armed forces in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel, saying three people were killed in the attack

Flames are seen following an Israeli air strike in the town of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, early on November 22, 2020. - A rocket was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday November 21 evening, the army said, shortly after warning sirens sounded in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)

Gaza, May 11 2021 Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) under the armed wing of the Qassam Brigades said on the evening of the 11th, the Qassam Brigades fired rockets into the central Israeli city of Tel Aviv that night. Israeli emergency services say three people have been killed in attacks by armed groups in the Gaza Strip in the south and centre.

According to Palestinian media reports, from the evening of the 10th, the Qassam Brigades, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (Jihad) affiliated with the Al-Quds Brigades and other armed groups in the Gaza Strip have fired nearly 500 rockets into Israel. Earlier, Qassam Brigades spokesman Abu Ubayda said in a statement that if Israel continues to launch air strikes on the Gaza Strip, the Qassam Brigades will target Skyscrapers in Tel Aviv.

Israeli emergency organizations said on the 11th, rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip caused the southern city of Ashkelon and the central city of Xiongleisian a total of three women died. According to Israeli media reports, the attack also injured more than 100 Israelis.

The Israel Defense Forces said that from 18 to 11 pm local time on the 10th, militants in the Gaza Strip fired more than 480 rockets at Israel, of which nearly 200 were intercepted. In response, Israeli forces bombed more than 130 military targets of armed groups in the Gaza Strip, including rocket launchers, military posts, tunnels and so on. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on the 11th, Israel will further increase the number and frequency of attacks on militants in the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian media quoted health officials in the Gaza Strip as saying that Israeli air strikes have killed about 30 Palestinians and injured more than 100 others. Hassan Abu Atta, deputy commander of the Al-Quds Brigades, and Samah Abid Mamluk, a senior commander in charge of rocket fire, were killed at different locations, according to a person close to the senior al-Quds Brigades.

Tensions have risen since Ramadan, when clashes between the two sides have continued, particularly over the weekend. On 10 May, palestinians and Israeli police resumed serious clashes on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, known to Muslims as the “Prestige Sanctuary”, injuring more than 300 people.

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