IAF attacks targets in Gaza after rocket launched toward Israel fails to land

Air Force retaliates for rocket launching towards southern Israel; no damages or injuries reported.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 17, 2014 03:21
gaza

Islamic Jihad underground rocket launcher. (photo credit: screenshot)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The Israeli Air Force attacked targets in the Gaza Strip overnight between Monday and Tuesday after a rocket was launched towards Israel, but failed to land, on Monday evening.

No damage or injuries were reported.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


The IAF attack targeted four weapons storage and manufacturing sites, the IDF Spokespersons Office said.

On Saturday afternoon, two rockets fired from Gaza hit the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.

In response to the attack, the IAF carried out an air strike on three terror sites in the Gaza Strip and two weapons manufacturing sites, as well as a terror site in central Gaza, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Office.

Related Content

idf hebron
August 22, 2014
Palestinians throw Molotov cocktail at IDF checkpoint in Hebron

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, TOVAH LAZAROFF