Israeli forces killed five Palestinians during operations in the Gaza Strip. Troops raided the southern Gaza town of Rafah early Thursday and demolished the home of a Hamas terrorist. During ensuing clashes with local gunmen, a Palestinian woman and a member of the Al-Aksa Brigade were killed. In the northern Gaza Strip, Israeli shelling at an area used by terrorists to fire rockets across the border killed three Palestinians.
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