News ID: 322359
Published: 0328 GMT June 18, 2022

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza Strip in fresh act of aggression

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza Strip in fresh act of aggression

Fire erupts following an Israeli airstrike south of Gaza City on June 18, 2022.

Israeli military aircraft carried out a series of airstrikes against targets in the central and northern parts of the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime continues with its acts of aggression against the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver.

According to the official Palestinian news agency, WAFA, an armed Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle fired a missile at a site in the center of the strip in the early hours of Saturday, followed by four other missiles launched by warplanes. The airstrikes destroyed the building and caused a fire in the area, Press TV reported.

An Israeli fighter jets also fired two missiles at Malaka site, which lies east of Zeitoun district and in the southern part of Gaza City, leveling it to the ground.

Balls of flame shot into the air, leaving dark smoke drifting over the territory, after the strikes.

The report added that a drone struck a location north of Beit Lahiya city in the northern Gaza Strip, completely destroying it and causing damage to nearby homes.

Another site east of Beit city on the northeast edge of the Gaza Strip also came under a drone strike, and was reduced to rubble.

The Israel Army said in a statement that its aircraft hit a number of targets belonging to Hamas resistance movement. No immediate reports of casualties in the aerial assaults were available.

The statement added that the strikes were conducted in response to a rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave towards the city of Ashkelon.







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