Posted 5 years ago on Dec. 24, 2013, 12:11 p.m. EST by GirlFriday
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The IDF struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon in retaliation for the cross-border shooting earlier in the day in which Israel sustained its first casualty since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012.
The IDF employed the air force, tanks, and infantry to launch a response against six targets in Gaza.
Gaza hospital officials said three-year-old Hala Abu Sbeikha, was killed by shrapnel during the strike on the Bureij facility. She was standing with other family members outside their home in the nearby al-Maghazi refugee camp and her mother and two brothers were wounded, the officials said. http://www.jpost.com/Defense/IAF-attacks-Gaza-targets-in-retaliation-to-shooting-of-Defense-Ministry-employee-335999