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Gaza: Dawn airstrikes

" *** 9.06pm, January 31st (Friday) ***"

Shortly before dawn on Friday 31 January, Israel warplanes carried out a series of air-strikes in locations across Gaza.

One targeted a children's entertainment centre "Bissan City" with three missiles. No injuries were reported.

Another air-strike targeted a military site of Al-Quds Brigades in Rafah, causing injury.

A residential house in the area of Ferdaws in the city of Rafah was targeted, with injuries reported.

A further attack in the northern Gaza Strip resulted in the arrival of two injured to Balsam Hospital.

The spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, Ashraf Al Qudra, has confirmed that the early-morning strikes caused a total of eight injured.


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