Israel launches air strikes on Gaza Strip #GazaUnderAttack ~ Mohammed Omer, Middle East Eye, Saturday 20 December 2014.
GAZA STRIP – For the first time since violence erupted last summer, Israel launched two air strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Palestinian sources said the target of the strikes early Saturday was Hiteen camp, a military training site that belongs to the Palestinian Resistance Committee, one of the active military groups in Gaza.
A spokesman for Gaza’s health ministry said there were no casualties in the attack, as missiles landed in empty fields west of Khan Younis.
Ambulances rushed to the site of the bombing, which brought back memories of the 51-day war in Gaza that killed 2,100 Palestinians and injured 11,000 others.
The air strikes caused power outages in nearby residential areas, and panic among civilians, witnesses said. The Palestinian security agencies, meanwhile, evacuated their offices across the enclave over fears…
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