Israel launches 'dozens' of Gaza strikes after rocket attack

Palestinian militants of the Islamic Jihad movement inspect a crater on August 22, 2016 in the northern Gaza Strip, following an Israeli airstrike the day beforeIsrael said Monday its forces carried out dozens of air and tank strikes in Gaza in response to a rocket that hit a southern Israeli town. Palestinian medical officials said four people were wounded in the strikes launched after a rocket was fired from Gaza into the city of Sderot without causing any casualties. “We conducted strikes against several dozen targets in the Gaza Strip” on Sunday, an army spokeswoman told AFP.

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