Israel strikes targets in Gaza Strip after rocket fire

The Israeli military says it struck targets in the Gaza Strip in response to projectiles fired at Israel.

The military says that a missile exploded Thursday in southern Israel, in further to two progressing ones launched from Gaza which fell brief and landed in the Palestinian territory. 

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The military says a tank and aircraft struck two military posts in Gaza. The military says it binds Hamas obliged for any fire emanating from the Gaza Strip.

The limit assault comes a day after President Donald Trump famous Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded the decision, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the U.S. change “a stipulation of withdrawal from the role it has played in the assent process.” 

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Hamas personality Ismail Haniyeh called for Palestinians to launch a new overthrow against Israel in the arise of Mr. Trump’s declaration, which noted a thespian mangle with decades of U.S. policy on Jerusalem and counters long-standing ubiquitous assurances to the Palestinians that the predestine of the city will be dynamic in negotiations. The Palestinians find easterly Jerusalem, prisoner by Israel in 1967, as a future capital.   

The limit between Israel and Gaza has been mostly still given a 2014 fight between Israel and Hamas. Violence has spasmodic flared given then.   

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A Palestinian protester throws back a teargas bin that was fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli limit with Gaza, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. 

Earlier Thursday, hundreds of Palestinians were protesting in cities opposite the West Bank and Gaza Strip against Mr. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The demonstrators burned posters of Mr. Trump and of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as good as American and Israeli flags. Clashes between Israeli confidence forces and Palestinian protesters were reported at several locations. 

Rallies took place in the West Bank cities of Hebron, Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin and Bethlehem. A proof was also being held outward the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Palestinians have called a ubiquitous strike on Thursday and are scheming for some-more mass protests on Friday. 

Palestinian officials pronounced dozens of protesters were easily bleeding in a series of demonstrations in the West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent pronounced dozens of people have been wounded, mostly from rip gas inhalation. It pronounced 6 people were bleeding by rubber bullets and one person from live fire. The Israeli military denies that live fire was used. 

The Palestinian Health Ministry pronounced the injuries are all minor. 

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