#GazaUnderAttack | Five injured as Israel resumes air attacks on Gaza Strip

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Smoke billows following an Israeli airstrike in Rafah in the south of Gaza Strip, on August 19, 2014.

 Smoke billows following an Israeli airstrike in Rafah in the south of Gaza Strip, on August 19, 2014.

At least five Palestinians, including two children, have been injured in the Gaza Strip as Israel resumes pounding the besieged sliver.

The renewed Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday hit several locations in the Gaza Strip ahead of the expiration of a recently-agreed truce at 21:00 GMT.

Local residents and witnesses say thousands are fleeing for cover amid Israel’s new attacks.

The Tel Aviv regime claims that the strikes are in response to earlier rocket fire from Gaza; an allegation on which Palestinian resistance fighters have not yet commented.

Palestinian resistance group Hamas says the fresh Israeli attacks are aimed at undermining the ongoing truce talks.  Israel has ordered its negotiators to return from Cairo, which brokered a ceasefire, over what it calls “truce violation”.

Earlier, the Palestinian side…

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