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IDF hits 320 targets overnight, says rocket fire slowing

At the dawn of the third day of Operation Protective Edge, the IDF has hit between nearly 800 targets in the Gaza Strip, the IDF’s spokesman says.

Channel 10 news reports that overnight Wednesday/Thursday, the IDF hit around 320 targets, including 58 tunnels, 220 launchers, and the homes of Hamas commanders.

In total, the IDF has hit 513 launchers, and still has hundreds of targets remaining.

An Israeli Apache helicopter shoots a missile over the Gaza Strip on July 9, 2014, the second day of Operation Protective Edge. (photo credit: Edi Israel/Flash90)
An Israeli Apache helicopter shoots a missile over the Gaza Strip on July 9, 2014, the second day of Operation Protective Edge. (photo credit: Edi Israel/Flash90)

Meanwhile, Hamas and other groups have fired around 360 rockets into Israel, including eight overnight.

The IDF says the pace of the rocket fire is slowing, with 82 rockets hitting Israel Wednesday, and 21 intercepted by the Iron Dome.

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