Three killed in airstrike on Gaza tunnel

Palestinian officials say an Israeli air strike on a smuggling tunnel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt has killed three people and wounded seven.

Palestinian officials say an Israeli air strike on a smuggling tunnel between the Gaza Strip and Egypt has killed three people and wounded seven.

Health Ministry official Dr Moaiya Hassanain said the men were all Palestinian smugglers caught in the tunnel during the Israeli strike early this morning.

An Israeli military statement said the air force struck in retaliation for a cross-border mortar attack yesterday into southern Israel.

Israeli media reported that a soldier was lightly wounded in yesterday’s attack.

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