Israel Launches Airstrikes Targeting Gaza Strip

Palestine (Sputnik) – The Israeli Air Force targeted on Monday two locations in the Gaza Strip with airstrikes, Palestinian media reported.

According to the Wafa news agency, at least two missiles hit a location near the Nusseirat refugee camp in the central part of the enclave and a location in the northern Gaza Strip.

No reports on casualties have been provided yet.

The latest armed conflict between Israel and Hamas, an Islamist political and militant group which has been governing the enclave since 2007, took place in 2014. However, Hamas

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militants continue firing rockets against Israel, while Israel is targeting Hamas positions in response.

Hamas seeks the creation of an independent state of Palestine and wants Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories it has occupied after the 1967 war.

This report prepared by Sputnik.