3 Muslim terrorists eliminated during Friday riots after mosque along the Gaza border
As every Friday after mosque, some 8,000 Hamas-sponsored terrorists were rioting, burning tires, throwing rocks, launching firebombs, grenades and attempting to sabotage the security fence along the Gaza border in order to infiltrate into Israel and murder Jews.
IDF troops responded with riot dispersal means including live fire at main terrorists, in accordance with the rules of engagement.
“What prevented 8,000 violent rioters in Gaza from infiltrating into Israel? Some barbed wire and brave IDF soldiers. As rioters threw grenades and explosives into Israel today, our troops stood guard, ensuring innocent Israelis living minutes away stayed safe”, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit tweeted.
According to Arab reports, three Muslim terrorists aged 13, 14 and 18 were shot and eliminated during the violent riots.
Among the eliminated terrorists, the nephew of Hamas terror group leader Ismail Haniyeh.
The Hamas-ruled health ministry in Gaza said 46 terrorists were wounded during the riots, including a jihadi journalist.
Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other terror groups in Gaza threatened of revenge for the eliminated terrorists and called on its Muslim terrorists to retaliate against Israel.
Two mortar shells were reportedly launched from Khan Yunis towards southern Israel. The projectiles fell short and exploded inside Gaza.
At this point, there are no special instructions from the Home Front Command for residents in southern Israel near the Gaza border.