Ben Gurion airport changes flight routes due to Gaza Strip escalation

October 27, 2018 13:15
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Ben Gurion airport will operate ongoing flights as scheduled using different flight patterns due to the Friday and Saturday escalations in the Gaza Strip, the airport's spokesperson said.

Over 40 rockets were fired by Islamic Jihad on southern Israel on Friday and Saturday. The IDf struck more than 80 Hamas targets during Friday night and eight Islamic Jihad targets Saturday morning.

Islamic Jihad claims it agreed to a cease fire brokered by Egypt, the IDF did not confirm or deny this claim as of yet.

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