Israeli aircraft strike arms operations in Gaza

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Posted: Nov 24, 2009 2:27 AM

Israel's military says it has carried out three airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting a weapons-manufacturing facility and weapons smuggling tunnels.

The military says the aerial assaults early Tuesday came in response to two rockets Palestinian militants fired at southern Israel from Gaza a day earlier. No one was injured by the rocket fire.

The rocket attacks violated an agreement over the weekend by militant factions in Gaza to halt them.

Separately, Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers reported that two of the group's militants were killed when a rocket they were handling blew up prematurely.