Israel kills Palestinian in West Bank, bombs Gaza Strip
Israeli troops killed a Palestinian fighter in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian medical officials said. An Israeli army spokeswoman said, according to Reuters, troops spotted an armed gunman in a refugee camp in the city of Nablus and opened fired, hitting him.
The medical officials said the victim was 26 years old.
Meanwhile, rockets fired from Gaza Strip landed inside Israel on Thursday morning, a day after a woman was killed and two other people were seriously wounded by rocket strikes on the town of Sderot.
Two rockets hit Sderot, but did not cause casualties or damage. Hamas claimed responsibility for the strikes. Israeli reports sais another rocket hit a chicken coop in the area, causing some damage.
Late Wednesday, the Israel Air Force attacked a number of buildings in the Gaza Strip. A helicopter fired two missiles into a house in Gaza City. Neighbors said the occupant, a member of the Popular Resistance Committees, was not in the building at the time and there were no reports of casualties.
Additionally, a Hamas headquarters and an arms storage facility in the town of Jabalya, north of Gaza City, were also attacked from the air, Haaretz reported.