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Gaza City comes under air-raids

Israeli F-16s are carrying out a series of air-raids in Gaza City. Residents report huge explosions, one near the seaport that caused the ground to roll.

Residential areas are also under attack. Raed Qaddura, father of a newborn baby, reported that all his dishes and glasses were broken in the first strikes, and another strike was happening.

It appears that the main targets are training fields of the Al Qassam brigades.

Updates to follow

Update 5pm NZT Dr. Ashraf AlQudra, Palestinian Ministry of Health spokesman, reported that five injured people have presented to Al Shifa hospital in Gaza City, following the spate of Israeli attacks. Four children and one woman are being treated for light injuries.

Helicopters and F-16's remain in the air, while there have been reports that the Israeli navy fired at fishermen at sea.

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