Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has said that he would not hesitate to launch a large-scale military campaign against Hamas, even during an election period, should such an operation be deemed necessary.

Speaking to reporters before his flight to Kiev for a two-day state visit, Netanyahu said: ” I heard comments that I am refraining from a large military campaign because of the elections. This is not correct. Everyone who knows me knows that my considerations are matter-of-fact and real, that I act with full cooperation with the security forces, with assertiveness and responsibility”.

“If it is required, we will embark on a large campaign, with considerations to the elections — with elections or without elections,” the prime minister

On Saturday night, three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

Two of the three rockets were intercepted by the Israeli “Iron Dome” missile device and the other missile Sderot, a town a few kilometers east of the Gaza Strip.

Thankfully, there were no injuries.