IAF hits Gaza targets overnight after Kassams

Five rockets are fired from Gaza Strip at Israel; no injuries; Israel Air Force hits tunnel, terror center.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 29, 2011 08:58
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Kassam rockets being fired from Gaza Strip [file]

Kassam rockets being fired from the Gaza Strip 311 (R). (photo credit: Nikola Solic / Reuters)

 
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Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip continued Thursday morning following a night that saw four Kassam rockets fired at southern Israel and an IAF strike in the central and northern Strip.

The IDF confirmed that the air force struck two targets overnight, a tunnel used by terrorists in northern Gaza and a known center for terrorist activity in the center of the Strip. Palestinians reported no injuries.

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Early Thursday morning, a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open area of the Eshkol Regional Council. The four Kassam rockets fired overnight Wednesday exploded in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council and in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported in any of the rocket attacks.

Speaking on the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead Tuesday, IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz said that Israel will “sooner or later” need to launch a large-scale operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

“I believe that the State of Israel cannot continue to live under the active threat of Hamas in the Gaza Strip,” Gantz said.

“Sooner or later, there will be no escape from conducting a significant operation. The IDF knows how to operate in a determined, decisive and offensive manner against terrorists in the Gaza Strip.”

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