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<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image "><span></span></div><span class="caption-text">A man lies on the ground  as smoke rises from an explosion of a mortar shell fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip in Kibbutz Nir Oz on Israel Gaza Border, southern Israel, Friday, April 8, 2011. Israeli aircraft and ground forces struck Gaza on Friday, killing two Hamas gunmen and three civilians in a surge of fighting sparked by a Palestinian rocket attack on an Israeli school bus the day before. Hamas said the rocket attack was retaliation for the killing of three fighters in an airstrike earlier in the week. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Ariel Schalit&#41; (AP Photo&#47; Ariel Schalit)</span></div>
April 8, 2011 2:39:10 PM PDT