A trail of smoke from rockets fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza toward Israel is seen above Gaza City on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza fired scores of rockets at southern Israel on Wednesday, causing no casualties but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to warn of a tough response.It was the heaviest barrage of cross-border rocket fire since a major eight-day November 2012 confrontation between Israel and militants from Gaza's ruling Islamist movement Hamas.The attacks were claimed by the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, which said it had fired 90 rockets at Israel in response to an air strike on Tuesday that killed three of its militants in southern Gaza. In Gaza, Islamic Jihad's armed wing the Al-Quds Brigades issued a statement claiming to have fired "70 rockets" at Israel.
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