Israel destroys Hamas naval base in retaliation for strike on school building


(JTA) — Israeli airstrikes destroyed a naval base in the Gaza Strip a day after a rocket from the Hamas-controlled enclave hit a school building in southern Israel.

The strikes Friday were on military facilities in southern Gaza, the Kan broadcaster reported. No casualties were reported as a result of the strikes.

The Israeli school hit Thursday, identified as a Jewish religious school, was damaged but no injuries were reported. It was reported to be empty at the time of impact and was fortified against rockets.

Early Thursday morning, a rocket was fired at a southern Israeli town on the border with Gaza. Iron Dome intercepted the rocket.

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