RAMALLAH, March 6 (JMCC) - Israeli warplanes carried out four raids in the Gaza Strip
late Saturday, reported eyewitnesses to the
The raids come after Palestinians fired a rocket
into southern Israel
. No injuries were reported in either attack.
Three of the raids targetted bases of the Ezzedine Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip. These attacks caused significant damage both to the targets and to neighbouring houses.
Two other raids targetted the north and south of the city.
An Israeli army statement said it had carried out three air raids.
Two had targetted terrorist targets in the central Gaza Strip, in what appeared to be a reference to Brigade sites.
A third had been on a tunnel intended for armed raids into Israel or operations against army positions along the border with the Gaza Strip, said the statement.