UPDATE - 2 Gaza policemen injured in Israeli strike

GAZA CITY – Two Gaza policemen were injured on Monday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

The two were injured when Israeli warplanes attacked the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, according to Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qodra.

He told Anadolu Agency that the two policemen had been taken to hospital where they were being treated for moderate injuries.

Local security sources, meanwhile, said the airstrikes had caused severe damage to a number of homes near the areas that were targeted.

The airstrikes also destroyed an animal farm in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza's Deir al-Balah province, eyewitnesses said.

Earlier Monday, Israeli warplanes launched four airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli army has said Monday's strikes were in response to several rockets fired earlier from the Gaza Strip at Israeli border towns.

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