Photo: AP
Photo: AP

IAF bombs Hamas training camp in Gaza

Army retaliates to firing of rocket at Netivot; Palestinians report strike hit Izz al-Din al-Qassam training camp, say none hurt

The Air Force launched a strike in Gaza early Thursday in response to the firing of a rocket at Israel Wednesday. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said that IAF jets bombed a terror hub and carried out a direct hit.


Palestinian officials in Gaza said the target was a training camp of Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades and said there were no casualties, AFP reported.


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"The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers and will continue to act against any element using terror against the State of Israel," a statement said. "Hamas is being held accountable."


On Wednesday evening, Gaza terrorists fired a rocket at Netivot. The shell landed in an open area between Netivot and Sdot Negev Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported.


On Tuesday, Palestinian terror groups fired several rockets at southern Israel. There were no reports of injuries or damage.


On Monday, Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip fired some 55 rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel. The shells landed in communities in the Eshkol Regional Council. There were no reports of injuries, although two buildings were lightly damaged and several goats were killed due to an explosion in an animal corner.




פרסום ראשון: 10.11.12, 07:54
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