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Air Force Hits Back After Rocket, Mortar Attacks In Eshkol

June 22 2011


Israeli air force helicopter gunships attacked a smuggling tunnel in the Gaza Strip overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday, reports the Jerusalem Post.

The attack was a response to Kassam rocket and mortar attacks earlier in the day, said military officials. No damage or injuries were reported in those attacks.

The tunnel was used by terrorists to enter Israeli territory and carry out attacks, said officials.

Last Thursday, a Kassam rocket fired from Gaza hit an open field...

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