The Israeli Air Force carried out on Saturday at dawn five airstrikes targeting Rafah and Gaza City leading to excessive damage. Local sources reported that the Israeli air force fired missiles at a workshop located in Al Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza Strip, and completely leveled it causing excessive damage to surrounding homes.

Also, the air force carried four airstrikes targeting the Gaza International Airport in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The airport, already destroyed and nonfunctional as was targeted by the Israeli army and air force several times since 2002.

The army also repeatedly bulldozed the airport’s runways and its buildings.

Furthermore, an Israeli army spokesperson stated that the airstrikes were carried out after a homemade shells was fired from Gaza into the Israeli Negev town of Sderot.

The spokesperson added that fighters also tried to plant an explosive charge near the border fence in the Nahal Oz area, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.