IDF retaliates after rocket fired at Israel, Palestinian killed throwing fire-bomb


• IDF tanks & fighter jets target Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket explodes in open area – causing no injuries.
• Palestinian neutralized while throwing Molotov cocktail Friday, ending in young terrorist’s death.


IDF tanks and fighter jets attacked Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday. The attack was in response to a rocket fired on the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, which surrounds Gaza.

Early Saturday morning, a rocket was reported to have fallen in an open area in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported.

Border Policeman retrieving remnants of exploded rocket [Archive] – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

On Friday night, the IDF opened fire on Palestinians near the al-Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron, for throwing Molotov cocktails. According to Palestinian reports, the shooting resulted in the death of a 16-year-old Palestinian, who died in the hospital after sustaining chest injuries, while another remains in serious but stable condition.

In total, five rockets have been fired toward Israel from Gaza and six from Sinai over the last month a half.


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