Two Palestinianskilled in overnight Israel-Gaza conflicts

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Gaza/Jerusalem, May 5 (Xinhua): Two Palestinians were killed in Israeli overnight attacks in the conflicts between Israel and the Palestinian military factions for the third day in a row, medic sources said.

Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of Gaza Health Ministry, said in a press statement that Mahmoud Issa, 29, and Fawzi Bawadi, 24, were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the central Gaza Strip on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 10.

More than 47 were wounded in the continuing Israeli airstrikes which targeted military posts and facilities belonging to Hamas and the Islamic Jihad Movement.

Meanwhile, the Israeli media said Moshe Agadi, a 58-year-old Israeli man, was killed after a Palestinian rocket fired from Gaza hit his house in Ashkelon in southern Israel.

A total of 18 Israelis were wounded by shrapnel of the rockets being continually fired Gaza, raising the number of injured Israelis to 30.

The Palestinian factions have fired around 300 rockets toward Israeli cities, with 70 percent of them intercepted by the Dome Iron system.

On Saturday night, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that it had raided 60 targets of Hamas and Islamic Jihad throughout the Gaza Strip.

According to an IDF statement, an Israeli jet attacked a Palestinian squad which was launching rockets in the northern Gaza Strip.

In Gaza’s northern city of Jabalia, Israel attacked a military site which includes a training camp and a concrete factory used for building a cross-border tunnel.

In addition, a control-and-command room in a mosque and a training camp were bombed in the northern Al-Shati refugee camp.

The IDF also reported an attack on a weapons depot, located in the residence of a Hamas member in Gaza City. 

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