ISRAEL-PALESTINE - Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes By Fares Akram and Tia Goldenberg
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Gaza City, Aug 7 (AP) Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza and rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation in a conflict that has killed at least 15 people in the coastal strip.
The fighting began with Israel's killing of a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group in a wave of strikes on Friday that Israel said were meant to prevent an imminent attack. A five-year-old girl and two women are among those killed in the strikes.
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