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Israel attacks "communication antenna" in Gaza

Last modified: 18 Nov 2012 09:22

Israeli military statement reads: "Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted dozens of underground rocket launchers, causing severe damage to the rocket launching capabilities of Hamas and other terror organizations.

"A short while ago, Saraya - a Hamas primary training base and command center was targeted. A communications facility used by Hamas to carry out terror activity against the State of Israel, was also targeted, both sites were located in the northern Gaza Strip. A number of training bases owned by Hamas were also targeted throughout the Gaza Strip...

"The sites that were targeted were positively identified by precise intelligence over the course of months."

Israeli military changes statement to "communication antenna" shortly after as in tweet.