Israeli jets strike Gaza multiple times in fresh response to rocket
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Israeli jets strike Gaza multiple times in fresh response to rocket

Four said lightly wounded as IDF carries out several new raids against Hamas targets in northern Strip hours after Gazan missile hits Sderot

Palestinian members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, display Qassam home-made rockets during an anti-Israel military parade marking the second anniversary of the killing of Hamas's military commanders Mohammed Abu Shamala and Raed al-Attar on August 21, 2016, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP  / SAID KHATIB)
Palestinian members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, display Qassam home-made rockets during an anti-Israel military parade marking the second anniversary of the killing of Hamas's military commanders Mohammed Abu Shamala and Raed al-Attar on August 21, 2016, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP / SAID KHATIB)

Israeli jets carried out several rounds of fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip Sunday night, hours after rocket fire at southern Israel drew an Israeli reprisal and as Hamas paraded missiles through the streets and threatened renewed violence.

Palestinian media reported one teen was lightly hurt and three youths were in shock from the strikes.

The Israel Defense Forces said jets attacked “several” Hamas positions in the Strip.

The strikes come in response to the launch of a rocket from Gaza that hit inside the city of Sderot earlier in the day.

“The attack on the terror infrastructures is a response to the high trajectory [indirect] fire out at the city of Sderot earlier today that is a threat to the security of Israeli citizens and harms Israeli sovereignty,” the IDF said in a statement just before midnight Sunday.

The army did not indicate how many raids it had carried out.

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