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FACTBOX: Developments in Israel-Gaza fighting, Dec 28

(Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes on Gaza for a second day on Sunday and Palestinian militants fired rockets deeper into southern Israel.

The Israeli strikes have killed 271 Palestinians, about 180 of them Hamas security officers. Palestinian rocket fire has killed one Israeli man.

Following are developments in the fighting reported until 0900 GMT (4 a.m. EST):

GAZA - Israeli air strike destroys much of Hamas’s main security complex in the Gaza Strip, which holds hundreds of prisoners. There are reports of wounded.

GAZA - Israeli aircraft strike a shelter near the office of Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas’s government in the Gaza Strip. Haniyeh was not in the office during the strike and no casualties were reported.

GAN YAVNE, Israel - Hamas fires barrage of rockets, at least one of which hits the town of Gan Yavne, 30 km (18 miles) inside Israel from the Gaza border, causing no casualties.

GAZA - A predawn Israeli air strike destroyed the headquarters of Hamas’s Al Aqsa television station. Shortly after, the station continued broadcasting from an unknown location.

GAZA - Series of Israeli air strikes targeting vehicles, Hamas government buildings and police station kills three Palestinians and injures about a dozen others.

Jerusalem newsroom

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