IDF confirms airstrike on Islamic Jihad rocket firing squad, which Palestinians say killed 4

The Israel Defense Forces confirms conducting an airstrike on a group of Palestinian Islamic Jihad operatives in the northern Gaza Strip.

The military says the men were preparing to fire rockets at Israel.

“A hit was confirmed,” the army says.

The Hamas-run Gaza health ministry says four Palestinians were killed in the strike, bringing the death toll in the Strip to 16.

— Judah Ari Gross

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