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Israeli air strikes on Gaza leave one dead, four wounded

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Palestinians inspect the damage outside a smuggling tunnel following an overnight Israeli airstrike in Rafah, on the border between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 16. Israeli aircraft struck five targets in Gaza on Tuesday, killing one militant and wounding four other Palestinians, according to a Palestinian official. The Israeli military said the targets were hit in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel on Monday night that caused no injuries.

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Medical workers treat a wounded boy at Al Najar hospital following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas military training camp, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 16.

The AP reports from JERUSALEM:

Israeli aircraft struck five targets in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing one militant and wounding four other Palestinians, according to a Palestinian official.

The military said four targets were hit in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel on Monday night that caused no injuries. In a separate strike, Israeli aircraft hit a group of armed men preparing to launch a rocket attack, the military said.

Palestinian health official Adham Abu Salmia said the casualties included three militants and a 5-year-old boy.