GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets into southern Israel on Thursday, and Israel’s military responded with a pair of air strikes, officials said.
The rockets from Gaza fell in open areas, causing no damage or injuries, Israel’s military said. It said its aircraft then hit a weapon manufacturing facility and a weapon storage facility in the enclave, which is controlled by the Islamist group Hamas.
One Palestinian was wounded by the air strikes, medical workers said.
The cross-border violence followed a flare-up on Tuesday in which a Gaza sniper shot dead an Israeli civilian over the border. Israel hit back with air strikes on two Hamas training camps which hospital officials said killed a Palestinian girl near one of the targets.
Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi; Editing by Ruth Pitchford