GAZA, Saturday, April 24, 2021 (WAFA) – Three people were injured by Israeli army gunfire and many sites were destroyed in several Israeli strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip last night and early this morning, reported WAFA correspondent.
He said that Israeli soldiers stationed at the northern Gaza border opened fire at Palestinians who gathered near the fence to protest Israeli treatment of fellow Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, injuring three of them.
At the same time, Israeli artillery fired three missiles at two locations in the northern Gaza Strip causing fire and damaging the sites and nearby homes, said the correspondent.
Israeli tanks also fired two shells at locations in the central and southern Gaza Strip causing damage but no injuries.
Israeli warplanes joined in the strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip and fired several missiles at locations in the north and south of the Gaza Strip causing fire and heavy damage to the sites as well as damage to homes in the vicinity of the attacked sites.
Israel said it attacked the Gaza Strip in retaliation for a series of rocket attacks from Gaza into southern Israel, most of which fell in open areas or intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome.