Shots were fired at IDF troops from Gaza terrorists during the violent riots along the security fence.
In response, IDF aircraft and tanks targeted 8 Hamas terror targets throughout the Gaza Strip.
According to Arab reports, 10 terrorists were eliminated and several injured during IDF strikes near Kuza’a.
Explosive devices were detonated near an IDF force in the northern part of Gaza. No injuries reported.
Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups have instructed their Muslim terrorists to evacuate all positions in Gaza.
The IDF has instructed residents in Gaza border communities to remain within 15-seconds from bomb shelters or safe rooms.
PM Netanyahu seen heading toward Ministry of Defense in Tel-Aviv for consultations on next steps to be taken in Gaza following continuing Hamas attacks.
The IDF announced the start of “broad attacks” across Gaza.
Israeli air force bombs the Hamas Rawdah complex in the Zeitoun district of Gaza City.
UPDATE – IAF jets recently conducted a wide-scale attack against Hamas terror targets throughout Gaza following a severe shooting attack against IDF soldiers this afternoon. The IDF is currently conducting the attack in various locations.
“The IDF views today’s attack and the hostile activity orchestrated by Hamas throughout the last months with great severity. Hamas chose to escalate the security situation and will bear the consequences for its actions”.
“IDF troops are on high alert and will continue to operate in order to ensure the safety of Israeli civilians”, the IDF said in a statement.