Israel strikes Gaza following rocket barrage

By Alaa Rimawi, Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Israeli planes struck 29 targets in several areas in the Palestinian territory, Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot reported.

Israeli planes struck 29 targets in several areas in the Palestinian territory, Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot reported.

GAZA CITY – Israeli warplanes launched several airstrike across the Gaza Strip Wednesday evening following the firing of rockets into southern Israel.

Israeli planes struck 29 targets in several areas in the Palestinian territory, Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot reported.

Israeli artillery also hit two targets in the seaside enclave.

The raids came shortly after Islamic Jihad movement fired a barrage of rockets into southern Israel in response to the killing of three members in an Israeli airstrike on Tuesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Hamas for the attack and vowed "response".

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