Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes on positions of Palestinian group Islamic Jihad in Syria and the Gaza Strip late Sunday, killing two resistance activists, according to the military.

A military statement said warplanes struck Islamic Jihad targets in Adliya, south of Damascus, allegedly used by the group to “develop weapons, produce rocket fuel and train fighters”.

The army said several targets were also hit by Israeli forces in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip.

The Israeli military said the airstrikes came in response to rocket fire from inside the Gaza Strip.

The resistance group, for its part, confirmed that

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