The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Friday at dawn, four air strikes targeting areas in the northern and southern parts of the Gaza Strip; one resident was wounded. Local sources reported that the Israeli Air Force fired several missiles at empty lands east of Jabalia and Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip; damage was reported, no injuries.

The army also shelled an area south of the Gaza International Air Port in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, inflicting one injury.

Furthermore, the army bombarded an area in al-Salaam neighborhood in Rafah.

The Israeli army stated that the shelling targeted tunnels, weapon storage facilities, and that the attacks came in retaliation to homemade shells fired at settlements and military basis across the Gaza border.

UPDATE: 2 Palestinians working in the tunnels were found dead after the bombings.