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Gaza hit by Israeli airstrikes

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Israel has launched its biggest set of air strikes on Gaza since the end of the Israeli assault in January 2009.

According to Palestinian sources, there were 13 strikes including four near the town of Khan Younis.

Gaza resident Mukhmaimar Abu-Sada describes the attacks and Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Shachar Arieli explains Israel's decision to carry out the airstrikes.

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