The IAF attacked two military compounds and two terror infrastructures belonging to Hamas in Gaza in response to the five rockets fired towards Israel yesterday night. Two of the rockets landed in open areas in Israeli territory and the three remaining rockets exploded before the border. No one was injured.
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During the night (Saturday), the Israeli Air Force (IAF) attacked two military compounds and two terror infrastructures belonging to Hamas in Gaza. The attack came in response to the barrage of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip towards the area of the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council in Southern Israel yesterday.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reported that they see Hamas as being solely responsible for what takes place in the Gaza Strip. “The IDF will continue to operate aggressively in order to maintain the quiet in Israel’s southern towns,” the report read.
Around 23:30 yesterday, residents of Sderot reported hearing explosions, as five rockets were fired towards Gaza Envelope towns. Two of the rockets landed in open areas in Israeli territory, while the three remaining rockets exploded before the border. Israeli security forces launched searches after the rocket landings.
The shooting this evening came around two weeks after a Red Color alert was sounded in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council. It was later discovered that a rocket had in fact been fired and landed in the Gaza Strip near the border fence. It was the second incident that week in which terrorist groups in Gaza fired rockets towards Israel.