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IDF confirms Gaza militants fired phosphorous bombs at Israel

IDF confirms Gaza militants fired phosphorous bombs at Israel IAF strike kills Palestinian working in Gaza tunnel, after militants launched nine mortar shells and two Qassam rockets at Israel over course of day.

By Haaretz Service and Reuters

Two of the nine mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Tuesday were actually phosphorous bombs, the Israel Defense Forces confirmed.

Militants in the coastal territory also fired two Qassam rockets into Israel, yielding an Israel Air Force strike in response that led to the death of one Palestinian working in a smuggling tunnel on the border with Egypt.

One of the rockets fired from Gaza exploded in an open area in the industrial zone just south of Ashkelon. There were no injuries or property damage. The nine mortar shells struck an open area in the Eshkol region near the Gaza Strip.

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http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/idf-confirms-gaza-militants-fired-phosphorous-bombs-at-israel-1.313949

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