Following a Kassam rocket
attack on southern ,
the IAF bombed targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Thursday, hitting an arms
smuggling tunnel in Rafah and a weapons factory in Khan Yunis.
The military said the attack was conducted by the air force in cooperation with
the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), and that the aircraft returned to their
Palestinian sources reported several casualties, although their conditions were
unclear. The sources claimed a medicine factory was damaged in the attack.
The IDF said the attack came in response to a Kassam rocket attack on the
Eshkol region earlier Thursday. The rocket damaged a building but caused no
“The IDF will continue to respond harshly to any attempt to disrupt the calm in
a statement issued by the IDF said.