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.

June 17, 2014 03:21

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


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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.

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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.

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