The Israeli army stated that it was attacking IDF targets. Jihad islamic in the strip of Loopas residents reported several explosions in the Palestinian enclave early on Tuesday.
Witnesses said an explosion hit the top floor of an apartment building in the city of Loop and a house in the southern city of Rafah. Palestinian media said several people had been injured. There was no immediate confirmation from the health authorities.
The airstrikes come at a time of tension between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip, ruled by the Hamas terror group.
Last week, Gaza militants fired several salvoes of rockets into southern Israeland the Israeli army responded with air strikes following the death of a senior Islamic Jihad member on hunger strike in Israeli custody.
The last escalation of this type occurred on May 2 and 3, after the death of a member of the Islamic Jihad who was imprisoned in an Israeli jail, and who He died from the suffering caused by a prolonged hunger strike. One Palestinian was killed and five others were injured by this escalation, while three were injured on the Israeli side.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is experiencing its deadliest year since the second intifada (2000-2005).
The constant Israeli raids on west bankattacks by Jewish settlers, attacks by Palestinians against Israelis and the war escalations between Israel and the terrorist militias of the Gaza Strip They have killed 109 Palestinians so far this year, most of them militants in violent clashes with Israeli troops, but also civilians, including 20 minors.
On the Israeli side, 19 people were killed, most of them settlers, including three minors.
Israel took control of the occupied West Bank in 1967, and since then has maintained a long occupation and colonization of this territory.
(With information from AP and EFE)