Is­rael re­tal­i­ates for rocket fire from Gaza

The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Nation & World -

Is­rael re­sponded with airstrikes Satur­day to a salvo of rock­ets fired by mil­i­tants from the Gaza Strip into its ter­ri­tory overnight, say­ing it held Gaza’s rulers, Ha­mas, re­spon­si­ble for the flareup.

Is­rael also said it had ev­i­dence that Iran’s Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Guards’ alQuds force was be­hind the lat­est es­ca­la­tion.

Is­raeli army spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Con­ri­cus said jets had struck more than 80 tar­gets across the Pales­tinian en­clave, in­clud­ing com­mand posts, weapons man­u­fac­tur­ing fa­cil­i­ties and a four-story build­ing hous­ing Ha­mas’ gen­eral se­cu­rity agency.

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