Israel aircraft hit Gaza in response to rocket fire
JERUSALEM - Agence France-PresseIsrael carried out four air strikes on the Gaza Strip late Tuesday in retaliation for rocket fire against southern Israel, an army spokesman said.
There were no immediate reports of casualties, Palestinian medics and witnesses said.
"Earlier in the day soldiers near the security fence (between Israel and Gaza) saw a rocket fired," an army spokesman said.
"The fire was aimed at the soldiers who escaped injury in the attack.
"In retaliation, the air force targeted a weapons workshop and two terrorist tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip as well as a location used for terrorist activities in the north." The spokesman said all four targets were hit.
Last week, Israel carried out two air strikes on the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire that followed an Israeli incursion.