Explosions Rock Gaza, No End Seen to Israel-Gaza Militant Conflict

Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday (August 23) and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. Gaza health officials said five people were killed in an Israeli strike on a house in central Gaza. The Israeli military said it bombed about 20 targets across the Hamas-dominated strip, including rocket launchers and weapon caches.

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