An ISIS-linked terror group claimed responsibility for two rockets launched toward Southern Israel, saying it was in response to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Two rockets were fired from Gaza toward Israel on Thursday evening. Both projectiles fell short and landed inside Gaza.
Rocket sirens sounded in the Ashkelon coast and Shaar Hanegev regional councils in Southern Israel.
There are have been no reports of injuries or of damage.
IDF confirms a tank and IAF aircraft struck 2 terrorist targets in Gaza in response to rockets launched toward Southern Israel earlier.
The IDF holds Hamas terror group responsible for the activity perpetrated against Israel.
The rockets were fired amid violent Muslim riots in Gaza, Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem, in protest for US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Hezbollah terror group leader Hassan Nasrallah responded to President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and transfer the US Embassy there and said that it was “the second Balfour declaration”.