Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants

July 8, 2014 12:14 AM

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Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling it part of a campaign named "Operation Protective Edge" targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

The military urged Israelis within a 40-km (24-mile) radius of the southern coastal territory to stay within reach of protected areas and ordered summer camps shut as a precaution against rocket fire.

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