Jerusalem: The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has said Israeli military aircraft targeted two observation post belonging to Hamas, ruler of the Gaza Strip. Also Read - 200 Rockets Fired Into Israel After Its Air Force Kills Top Commander of Gaza-Based Islamic Jihad

The first air raid, which took place in northern Gaza, came after a grenade was thrown at IDF soldiers and the border security fence from the area. Also Read - Tensions Escalate Between Activists And Soldiers on Israel-Gaza Border

Another Hamas observation post in southern Gaza was targeted in response to the damage to security infrastructure in the area, the IDF said in a statement on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. Also Read - Palestinian dies after Israel border clashes: Gaza ministry

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