Israel fires artillery into Gaza, Palestinian rocket attacks persistMiddle East · 11:34 PM UTC
Israel fired artillery and mounted more air strikes on Friday against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amid constant rocket fire deep into Israel's commercial centre.
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