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  אדר ב 16, 5771 , 22/03/11

IDF Confirms Strike, Expresses Regret

The IDF has confirmed that soldiers fired tank shells east of Gaza City on Tuesday afternoon in response to rocket fire from the area. Sources in Gaza say that four people were killed in a tank shell strike, including two boys ages 11 and 16.

IDF spokespeople expressed regret for the fact that innocents were harmed, and said the incident would be investigated. Israel does not seek to escalate the violence in Gaza, they said.
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