Israeli troops kill two Palestinian fighters after air raids

The incident followed overnight aerial raids Israel conducted over the Gaza Strip, which left no casualties.

Israeli troops kill two Palestinian fighters after air raids

Israeli troops killed two Palestinian fighters in clashes on Friday from Gaza Strip, an Israeli military spokeswoman said.

The incident followed overnight aerial raids Israel conducted over the Gaza Strip, which left no casualties.

Israeli officials said the three raids, targeting a residential area in the north of the Palestinian enclave and two in the south, were in response to an earlier two rockets that landed in fields inside Israel.

They entered Israel near Nirim, a small farming community, she said.

Army radio said the two were killed in Israel, close to the border fence. No Israelis were hurt in the incident.

Israel carried out a devastating military offensive in the Gaza Strip 17 months ago, killing up to 1500 Palestinians, with a third of them women and children.


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