More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes

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  • Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes.
  • The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after militants shot at an IDF vehicle in Gaza.
  • In response, Israel responded with tank fire, which provoked a barrage of rocket fire into Israel and further airstrikes in Gaza. 
  • Three Israelis were wounded by rocket shrapnel, while three Palestinians including a 23-year-old pregnant woman and her 18-month old child were killed in airstrikes. Eight Palestinian civilians were also wounded. 
  • Israel and Gaza have gone to war three times over the last decade, and both sides are working quickly toward an uneasy ceasefire to prevent another one.

Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes.

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said that mounting violence began on Wednesday after militants shot at an IDF vehicle in Gaza Strip. In response, Israel responded with tank fire. 

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