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Rockets fired from Gaza after Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

An explosion is seen on a highway near Ashdod, Israel,  November 12. Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv.   


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An explosion is seen on a highway near Ashdod, Israel, November 12. Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket...more

An explosion is seen on a highway near Ashdod, Israel, November 12. Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv. Netivey Israel/via REUTERS
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People and members of the media gather around the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

People and members of the media gather around the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

People and members of the media gather around the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A relative of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta mourns during his funeral in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A relative of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta mourns during his funeral in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A relative of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta mourns during his funeral in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Israelis take cover as a siren warning of incoming rockets sounds in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12.  
 REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israelis take cover as a siren warning of incoming rockets sounds in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israelis take cover as a siren warning of incoming rockets sounds in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Israeli firefighters work to extinguish a blazing tree after a factory caught on fire in Sderot, southern Israel November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli firefighters work to extinguish a blazing tree after a factory caught on fire in Sderot, southern Israel November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli firefighters work to extinguish a blazing tree after a factory caught on fire in Sderot, southern Israel November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Trails of smoke can be seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel during the sunrise, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Trails of smoke can be seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel during the sunrise, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Trails of smoke can be seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel during the sunrise, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Mourners carry the body of the wife of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta during their funeral in Gaza City, November 12.  REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Mourners carry the body of the wife of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta during their funeral in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Mourners carry the body of the wife of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta during their funeral in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel, November 12.   REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel, November 12. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel, November 12. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen
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Palestinians inspect a damaged building in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians inspect a damaged building in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinians inspect a damaged building in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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People gather near the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

People gather near the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

People gather near the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Israeli sappers carry the remains of a rocket in Kiryat Gat, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli sappers carry the remains of a rocket in Kiryat Gat, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli sappers carry the remains of a rocket in Kiryat Gat, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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An Israeli security forces personnel stands guard as firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a factory in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An Israeli security forces personnel stands guard as firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a factory in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An Israeli security forces personnel stands guard as firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a factory in Sderot, southern Israel, November 12. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Flame and smoke are seen following an explosion in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Flame and smoke are seen following an explosion in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Flame and smoke are seen following an explosion in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Palestinian militants stand guard outside the home of Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian militants stand guard outside the home of Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian militants stand guard outside the home of Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was hit by an Israeli strike that killed him in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Smoke and birds are seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Smoke and birds are seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Smoke and birds are seen as rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A Palestinian militant gestures at the scene of an Israeli strike that killed Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian militant gestures at the scene of an Israeli strike that killed Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian militant gestures at the scene of an Israeli strike that killed Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza City, November 12. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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