Israel's air force fired missiles in northern Gaza on Tuesday, killing a 14-year-old boy and a 24-year old woman, Palestinian officials said.

The woman was identified as Mirvat Al Sharkh, a medic. Three people were injured.

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The strike occurred near the town of Beit Hanoun, the officials.

The Israeli military said Israeli forces had fired at Palestinian militants attempting to fire a rocket at Israel.

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