ISRAEL ON EDGE: Over 70 Missiles Fired from Gaza into Israel

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More than 70 rockets were fired into Israel Monday from the Gaza strip; sparking new fears of escalating violence throughout the region after an Israeli army officer and local Hamas commander were killed in recent clashes.

“The clashes prompted Israeli airstrikes and a salvo of rocket fire from Gaza toward Israel. An Israeli lieutenant colonel and several Hamas fighters were among those killed,” writes NBC News.

Israeli jets attacked targets in Gaza following the rocket barrage; destroying key militant strongholds and terrorist bases.

Read the full report at the Jerusalem Post.