The Israeli military responded to a wave of mortar attacks from within the Gaza strip with airstrikes, hitting targets including two military sites near Deir al-Balah, footage filmed on Wednesday shows.

Footage shows an alleged site belonging to al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamist organisation Islamic Jihad.

Buildings on the coastline were razed and reduced to rubble by the strikes. The other was an alleged Hamas site, also in the area of Deir al-Balah.

According to an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) statement, the Israeli military attacked at least 25 targets allegedly belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

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