IDF IAF fighter jet takes off airstrik air strike 311 (R).
(photo credit: Ho New / Reuters)
young Palestinian girl and her father were wounded in an Israeli air
raid when a missile struck their neighborhood in south Gaza, Ma'an News
Agency reported on Sunday morning.
IDF aircraft struck targets in the northern Gaza Strip in the early
hours on Saturday, a day after Palestinians fired at least five rockets
into Israel. There were no reports of injuries in the attacks.
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IDF confirmed that several strikes were carried out in Gaza in response
to earlier rocket attacks and that direct hits on multiple targets were
A Kassam exploded in an open field in the Eshkol Regional Council late Saturday night. No damage or injuries were reported.
The strike came after terrorists fired four rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel Saturday
morning, Army Radio reported. Two rockets exploded in an open area of
the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council after two earlier rockets were fired
into the Eshkol Regional Council area .
A total of rockets 18 rockets were fired into from Gaza over the weekend. No injuries or damages were reported.
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Responding to a series of
into Israel on Friday, the Israel Air
Force struck targets associated with terrorist activity in the Gaza
Strip earlier Saturday morning, the IDF Spokesman's Office said in a
IAF reported direct hits on its targets, reiterating in the statement
that it holds Hamas responsible for all terror activity emanating from
Gaza and it will continue to respond forcefully to attacks on Israeli
Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz summoned the IDF top brass
on Friday night to discuss a response to the spike in rocket attacks.
Deputy Chief of General Staff Maj.-Gen.
Yair Naveh, OC Southern Command Maj.-Gen. Tal Russo, senior Israeli Air
Force and Israel Navy officers were among the attending officers at the
The IAF struck targets connected with terrorist
activity on Friday night as well, recording direct hits on a center of
terrorist activity in southern Gaza, as well as an additional terror
target in northern Gaza.
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