Israeli fighter jets bomb Hamas terror targets in Gaza in response to rocket fired at Israeli civilians
BREAKING: Israeli fighter jets bombed Hamas terror targets in Gaza in response to a rocket fired by Muslim terrorists towards southern Israel.
Arabs reported a large blast in Khan Younis. Additional explosions heard in the Rafah area.
Artillery strikes reported on an observation post east of Deir al-Balah.
Additional Hamas terror posts struck in Qarara, east of Khan Younis and at the Rafah airport near the Egyptian border.
“IAF aircraft recently targeted an infrastructure used for underground operations by Hamas in Southern Gaza. In addition, IDF tanks attacked Hamas military positions. The attacks were carried out in response to rocket fire launched from Gaza into Israel earlier this evening,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement.
A rocket was fired by Muslim terrorists in Gaza towards Israel. No Code Red alert sounded.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirmed that a rocket fired from Gaza landed in an open area in southern Israel.
The rocket exploded near Kissufim. No injuries or damage reported.
Israel approved the transfer of $50 million from Qatar to Gaza. According to reports, the decision followed recent talks with Hamas, mediated by United Nations Mideast envoy Nickolay Mladenov and Qatari envoy Mohammed Al-Emadi.
Last week, Grandsons of Nasser terror cell in Gaza announced the renewed launch of firebombs and explosive devices attached to balloons, threatening that the coming days would be ‘the beginning of hell” for Israeli civilians who live in towns near the Gaza border.