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Israel-Gaza border sizzles in wake of West Bank escalation

A rocket fired from Gaza toward Israel during the night and an explosive device that went off early in the morning have interrupted the relative calm in the region.
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An explosive device planted at the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip went off early Wednesday when an Israeli army bulldozer drove over it.

The Israeli army responded by firing shells at a Hamas military post near to the city of Khan Yunis in the south of the Gaza Strip. An IDF spokesperson reported that no soldiers were injured in the incident. Palestinian authorities reported that two people were slightly injured in the shelling.

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