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An Israeli was killed in a Palestinian mortar barrage on a kibbutz outside the Gaza Strip.

The 48-year-old man died Friday from mortar shells fired at Kibbutz Kfar Azza. Another civilian was wounded.

Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Israel retaliated with a series of airstrikes against armed Palestinian targets in Gaza. At least five Hamas gunmen were killed.

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