Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire

JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says it struck targets in the Gaza Strip in response to projectiles fired at Israel.


The military says that a projectile exploded Thursday in southern Israel, in addition to two earlier ones launched from Gaza which fell short and landed in the Palestinian territory.


The military says a tank and aircraft struck two military posts in Gaza. The military says it holds Hamas responsible for any fire emanating from the Gaza Strip.


The border violence comes a day after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh called for Palestinians to launch a new uprising against Israel in the wake of Trump's declaration.


פרסום ראשון: 12.07.17, 21:42