Israel strikes 4 Hamas targets in Gaza

Story highlights

  • Israel strikes Hamas targets after four rockets were fired from Gaza, IDF says
  • Two children reportedly die in Gaza
  • Gaza rockets landed in open areas of Israel, no injuries reported

(CNN)The Israeli Air Force carried out strikes against four Hamas targets in the northern part of Gaza in response to the launch of four rockets at Israel from Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces said Saturday.

A 10-year-old Palestinian boy and his 6-year-old sister were killed, according to Palestinian medical sources.
    Their 13-year-old brother was critically wounded when shrapnel struck his face during the strikes, according to the official Palestinian news agency WAFA.
    The IDF said no one was injured from the four rockets fired from Gaza because they landed in open areas.
    There have been seven rockets fired at Israel from Gaza since the beginning of the year, according to the IDF.