IAF hits Hamas compound following rocket attack

Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft on Monday night hit a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in central Gaza, the IDF said in a statement.

According to the statement, the airstrike was in retaliation for two rocket attacks on the Eshkol Regional Council of southern Israel on Monday morning.

No one was wounded in the attack and no damage was caused.

The “color red” rocket warning siren was not activated apparently due to the fact that the system estimated the rocket would fall in open ground and did not pose a threat.

“The IDF holds the Hamas terrorist organization solely responsible for Gaza and will continue to operate firmly to maintain the peace in the southern localities,” the IDF statement said.

Just earlier this month another rocket hit open ground in the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council, and just several days before that another rocket hit the same region.