Israeli strikes in Gaza kill at least 10 as tensions rise

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2022
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Israeli airstrikes in Gaza on Friday killed at least 10 people, including a 5-year-old girl and a commander of the Islamic Jihad group.

The latest: Air raid sirens went off in central and southern Israel late Friday local time. The Israeli military said that 80 rockets were fired from Gaza. About 46 reached Israeli territory and 33 of these were intercepted. No casualties were reported.

The big picture: Friday's strikes are likely to lead to a broader escalation after a year of relative calm in Gaza. The airstrikes came amid heightened tensions...

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