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Israeli missile destroys Palestinian-dug tunnel.

A spokesman for the Israeli army said its warplanes

raided Sunday morning a tunnel dug by Palestinian gunmen in the northern Gaza

Strip, which led to its destruction.

The spokesperson told the Israeli radio that the raids were in reply to the

three missiles that targeted the southern area of Israel from Gaza.

Two of the rockets landed in an open area on the shores of Ashkelon Sea to

the north of the Gaza Strip, while the third exploded in the strip.

The three missles did not result in any casualities, adding that the sirens

went on yesterday night in the towns of southern Israel, warning of a fourth

missile, which was found later that it was a false alarm.

The raid achieved its objectives, yet had not reported any casualties on

the Palestinian side, the spokesperson said.

The Israeli army would not tolerate on the status of citizens in Israel who

live in villages and towns located near the Gaza Strip to be under fire and

rockets launched from this region, adding that Hamas is responsible, as they

are in control of the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, Palestinian security sources in Gaza said the Israeli war planes

fired missiles today an agricultural land located in the northern neighborhood

of Al-Zaytoun located in east of Gaza, causing the destruction of a nearby


Local radiostations reported that the Israeli injured one.

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Date:Jul 10, 2011
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