Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed his country will not tolerate the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israeli terrority. He has even threatened to expand operations despite warnings from regional leaders.
Israel and Hamas fighters have clashed in southern Gaza in the most serious incidents since a devastating war in 2014. Israel's army has said it found another cross-border tunnel used by Palestinian militants.
Israeli forces and Palestinian militants have exchanged fire, and Israel has launched air raids on the Gaza Strip. There were no reports of injuries during the exchange, which threatens a two-year-old ceasefire.
A woman has been killed and several people injured in shelling on Gaza, as Palestinian militant groups and the Israeli army continue to trade gunfire. Israel said it found another tunnel used by Palestinian militants.
The Israeli military has uncovered a cross-border tunnel from Gaza into Israel - the first uncovered since the 2014 war. Although Hamas implied it had built the tunnel, Israel downplayed the prospect of renewed conflict.
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