Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday that it said targeted Islamic militants amid days of heightened tensions.
It was not immediately clear what Israel was targeting or if anyone had been killed or wounded, but the strikes risked igniting yet another war in the territory, which is ruled by Hamas and is home to about two million Palestinians.
A blast could be heard in Gaza City, where smoke poured out of the seventh floor of a tall building.
Israel had closed roads around Gaza earlier this week and sent reinforcements to the border as it braced for a revenge attack
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