OC Southern Command Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant warned that Israel would respond harshly to attacks by Palestinian terrorists.
However, he added, the IDF will not be dragged into a "ping-pong" pattern, responding directly to Kassam launches individually.
At a meeting with the press in Tel Aviv, Galant denied reports alleging that the IDF intended to respond to Kassams by attacking Palestinian power stations in Gaza.
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