Israel 'targeted Hamas communications centres'

The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said it was targeting Hamas communications centres in Gaza after rockets hit two buildings housing journalists in the city.

Releasing a statement via Twitter, the IDF said:


The following are a series of tweets about the IDF targeting of Hamas communications centers in Gaza last night.


Site 1: Hamas comms center, which was in civilian building. IDF only targeted devices on roof & left Hamas offices on 8th floor untouched.


Site 2: Hamas comms equipment on building where several international news orgs are located. Roof antenna hit - rest of building untargeted.


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