Israel bombed 87 Hamas terror group targets in response to 40 rockets fired at Israeli civilians
The Israel Air Force struck 87 Hamas terror group targets over Friday night and Saturday morning after 40 rockets were fired by Muslim terrorists from Gaza at civilians in southern Israel.
According to an Israel Defense Forces spokesperson, dozens of fighter jets and IDF drones carried out the retaliatory strikes in Gaza. Among the terror sites bombed include two major weapon manufacturing locations and five terror training compounds.
Muslim terrorists in Gaza fired barrages of rockets, with the Iron Dome defense system destroying most of the incoming projectiles.
MDA paramedics treated 7 people for anxiety in Sderot. A 53-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were evacuated to Barzilai Hospital in light condition, after being injured while running for shelter when sirens sounded.
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot held a security assessment at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv with senior officials from the IDF and the Shin Bet.
The IDF’s Home Front Command overnight issued instructions restricting gatherings in the Gaza periphery: up to 100 people in open areas and 500 people in closed spaces.
The Islamic Jihad issued a statement suggesting they have fired the rockets in response to the Muslim terrorists eliminated while attempting to invade Israel during today’s riots along the security border fence.
Friday morning, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Al-Hayat report that Egypt reached a short-term agreement between Israel and Hamas terrorists to ease the terror attacks along the security border fence