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Israel carries out fresh round of air strikes on Gaza Strip — Palestinian reports

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on August 6, 2022. Israel has been carrying out strikes on terror targets in the enclave as rockets are fired toward Israeli communities  (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on August 6, 2022. Israel has been carrying out strikes on terror targets in the enclave as rockets are fired toward Israeli communities (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Palestinian media is reporting new Israeli airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip.

According to reports, a site in the Sheikh Ijlin neighborhood of Gaza City has been hit by Israeli jets, and a military site in the Tuffah district was hit by a drone.

Footage from Sheikh Ijlin shows smoke rising from the area.

The Israel Defense Forces has said it is targeting terrorists and sites connected to Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

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