IDF IAF fighter jet takes off airstrik air strike 311 (R).
(photo credit: Ho New / Reuters)
The Israel Air Force struck terrorists
in southern Gaza on Saturday morning, the IDF Spokesman's Office said in
The strike comes in retaliation to three mortar
shells that were fired from the Gaza Strip into the Eshkol Regional
Council earlier on Saturday and a rocket fired into southern Israel on
Friday. No injuries or damage were reported.
IAF strikes 7 targets in Gaza Strip following mortars
aircraft recorded direct hits on their targets, and reiterated that it
holds Hamas responsible for all terror activity emanating from Gaza and
it will continue to respond forcefully to attacks on Israeli citizens.
According to Ma'an news agency, the IAF strike hit targets near the Gaza airport in Rafah.Yaakov Katz contributed to this report.