Israel bombs Gaza smuggling tunnels


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Air Force bombed five Gaza smuggling tunnels following rocket attacks on southern Israel.

They were the first attacks from either side in two weeks.

The airstrikes hit two tunnels Friday and three Saturday. Two Palestinians were killed in the attacks, Gaza doctors said, according to reports.

The tunnels are used to smuggle arms and other material from Egypt into Gaza.

Two rockets from Gaza had struck Israel on Saturday and one hit Thursday. No injuries or damage were reported.

Also Saturday, Israeli forces opened fire on three Palestinians approaching the border fence.

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