Army says it targeted terror cell planning to fire rockets at Israel Saturday evening; sources in Gaza say two missiles hit motorcycle, two Palestinians lightly wounded
The Air Force fired at a Gaza terror cell east of Rafah planning to fire rockets at Israel, IDF officials said Saturday evening.
Two missiles were fired at two terrorists riding a motorcycle, wounding them lightly, Palestinian sources said.
The identity of the wounded was not immediately clear. A spokesman for Gaza’s emergency services said the two were taken to a Rafah City hospital for treatment.
Palestinian sources also reported lively traffic of Israeli aircraft above the area.
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