Tag Archive for Gaza attack

Barrage of 27 Gaza mortar shells launched at Israel, kindergarten hit

SPECIAL SECURITY REPORT

Gaza’s barrage on southern Israel began at 6:59am Tuesday morning, triggering 24 consecutive ‘Code Red’ alert sirens; IDF Spokesman says vast majority were intercepted by Iron Dome or landed in open space.
– No casualties were reported.

By Matan Tzuri, Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy

 

A salvo of twenty-seven mortar shells were fired on Tuesday morning at Israeli towns surrounding the Gaza Strip, with at least two exploding inside the communities, one in a kindergarten yard.

No one was injured in the continuous barrage which began at 6:59am, triggering 24 consecutive Code Red alert sirens to blare throughout the region, and local residents were told shortly after they could leave their bomb shelters and return to normality. Continue Reading »

Tank shell kills Palestinian terrorist who shot at IDF soldiers from Gaza

One Palestinian terrorist dead, another left injured as a result of opening fire on IDF soldiers near the Gaza border Monday.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Terrorists opened fire at IDF soldiers stationed near the border with the northern Gaza Strip Monday.

In response, the IDF attacked three Hamas positions in Gaza with tanks and planes in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip. It is possible that the some or all of the positions belong to the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization.

IDF soldiers & Merkava tank – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit:Facebook

According to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Health Ministry, one terrorist was killed and another was injured as a result of an IDF attack. Continue Reading »

IDF tank Kills 3 Gaza terrorists, just hours after previous retaliatory strike

Palestinian terror group Islamic Jihad vows revenge for the 3 killed from IDF tank fire, a few hours after IAF planes carried out a reprisal for 4 Gazans that infiltrated into Israel earlier on Sunday.

By i24NEWS

 

Islamic Jihad vowed revenge on Sunday after Israeli tank fire killed three of is members after an IDF tank fired at the groups observation post in the Gaza Strip, in response to the detonation of an explosive device on the border fence earlier.

“IDF troops detonated an explosive device that was placed adjacent to the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip yesterday, with the intention of harming IDF soldiers who were present in the area,” an army statement said. Continue Reading »

IDF jets destroy Hamas training base in retaliation for planned infiltration attempt

WATCH: Palestinians film terrorists entering through Israel’s border/security fence to set fire and destroy Israeli military equipment, used in the building of IDF’s new anti-tunnel countermeasures.

By i24NEWS

 

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) carried out a strike on the southern Gaza Strip late Saturday night, in a retaliatory measure after four Palestinian youths infiltrated an Israeli security fence and attempted to set fire to military equipment.

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IAF jets hit Hamas terror-tunnel in central Gaza after border bomb detonation

Cleared for publication: The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said night-time air strike that destroyed 2 terror tunnels, 1 near Rafah and 1 in central Gaza, was in response to the explosive device that detonated adjacent to the Israel-Gaza border fence on Saturday.

By Kobi Finkler

 

The IDF foiled Saturday night an attempt by the Hamas terrorist organization to renew a terror attack tunnel in the Kerem Shalom area.

The attempt was foiled tonight through engineering activity in Israeli territory, led by Southern Command. The infrastructure was identified at an early stage and did not pose a threat to the residents of the area. Continue Reading »

Arab militants attempt assassination of Palestinian PM with roadside bomb in Gaza

After having entered Gaza for an opening ceremony of their new sewage purification facility, the convoy of Palestinian PM Hamdallah was hit by a roadside bomb injuring 7 guards, but leaving the prime minister unharmed.
– Fatah says Hamas bears responsibility for the assassination attempt by the Palestinian militants.

By Ynet reporters, news agencies

 

An explosive device was detonated near the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who was visiting the Gaza Strip Tuesday morning accompanied by Palestinian General Intelligence chief Majid Faraj.

Seven were lightly wounded in the blast—all of whom were security guards of the convoy. Israel offered to give medical care to the wounded at the Erez Crossing. Continue Reading »

IDF strikes multiple Hamas targets in Gaza following rocket attack on Southern Israel

Israel Police confirmed that the third rocket fired struck an Israeli community, hitting a building in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage but no injuries.

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

Three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday morning, the IDF said, adding that two of the rockets were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

Israel Police confirmed that a third rocket struck an Israeli community in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage to a building but no injuries. Police bomb disposal experts are working at the scene.

IDF tanks – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

In response, IDF tanks and aircraft targeted two Gaza Strip outposts belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

Israel retaliates after rocket fired into Sderot by hitting 4 Hamas targets in Gaza

 

Israel Air Force destroys Hamas targets that served as terror infrastructure in central & northern Gaza in retaliation after rocket fired at southern Israeli town. 

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an IAF air strike in the east of Gaza City. – Photo: REUTERS

Direct Hit on Sderot Kindergarten by Gaza Rocket Fired Friday Night

– SECURITY REPORT –

Israel Police Report: After “Color Red” warning siren was activated in Southern Israel, an explosion was heard by the residents in the city of Sderot, of the rocket fired by Palestinian terrorist from Gaza, that caused damage to a building, but no injuries.

By Elad Benari, Canada

 

The “Red Alert” rocket siren was heard on Friday night in the Sderot and the Shaar Hanegev area of southern Israel.

Damage caused to building in Sderot by rocket. – Photo: POLICE SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT

A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists exploded a short time later in an empty kindergarten in the city of Sderot. Continue Reading »

Israeli Air Force hits 4 Hamas targets in 2nd airstrike after continued mortar attacks

 

view video“In response to the ongoing attacks against Israeli forces, IAF aircraft targeted 4 Hamas military posts in the southern Gaza Strip,” an army statement said of the retaliatory mission that left a Palestinian woman dead & 3 others wounded.

By i24news

 

The Israeli air force conducted air strikes in the southern Gaza Strip for the second time on Thursday, in response to renewed shelling from the coastal enclave following the discovery a new tunnel reaching from the Hamas controlled territory into Israel.


Gaza: Airstrikes in southern area in response… by i24news-en
A 54-year-old Palestinian woman was killed in the strikes and another three people injured. Continue Reading »

IDF responds to Hamas shelling IDF in 3rd incident of the day

 

This is the 4th time in the past 2 days that Palestinians in Gaza opened fire at IDF soldiers searching for Hamas terror-tunnels on Israel’s border.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri

IDF troops shelled Hamas military posts in the Gaza Strip for three times on Wednesday in response to mortar shell fire at forces operating near the border fence. There have been four incidents of fire opened on Israel8i troops on the frontier over the past two days. There were no Israeli soldiers hurt in any of the incidents.

On Monday morning, Palestinians fired a mortar shell at IDF soldiers doing engineering work near the border fence, leading the army to respond with tank fire at a Hamas observation point near a landfill in southern Gaza, not far from the Sufa Crossing. Continue Reading »

Hamas billionaire & political leader boasts of group building tunnels, rockets

 

Hamas billionaire leader Ismail Haniyeh, says his Islamic group is preparing daily for its next conflict with Israel, and is constantly working on building newer offensive attack-tunnels & replenishing its vast rocket supply.

By Elior Levy and Moran Azulay

 

Deputy Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Friday that the organization is digging new tunnels and testing rockets in order to develop and improve them. “The resistance is digging east of Gaza and conducting rocket tests west of Gaza on a daily basis,” he said.

Haniyeh, who is Khaled Mashal‘s deputy at Hamas’s political bureau, made the comments in a speech during Friday prayers ahead of the funerals of seven Hamas military operatives killed this week in a tunnel collapse in Gaza, not far from the border with Israel. Continue Reading »

IAF Retaliates with Airstrikes in Gaza Following ISIS Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

Israel Air Force responds to 3 rockets fired from Gaza that the Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for.
Hamas accuses the Islamic extremists of pulling Israel into another war with Gaza.

By i24news

 

Israeli combat jets struck targets in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip following earlier rocket fire on Israeli communities bordering the Palestinian enclave, Palestinian media reported early Thursday morning.

Hours earlier, three missiles fired from the Strip landed in open areas in the Sdot Negev Regional Council in after sirens warning of incoming rockets blared across the south of Israel Thursday evening.

It appears the attack caused no casualties or damage to property. Continue Reading »

Once Again Gaza Launches Rockets at Southern Israel

—– SPECIAL SECURITY ALERT —–

“Red Alert” siren blasts before 2 rockets from Gaza exploded in Sdot region in southern Israel.  • IDF reports no injuries or damage

By Elad Benari

 

The “Red Alert” siren was heard on Wednesday night at around 11:00 p.m. (local time) in some communities in southern Israel.

Sirens were heard, among other places, in the Ashkelon and Netivot areas.

Two rockets from Gaza exploded in the Sdot Negev region. There were no physical injuries or damages.

Just last week, terrorists from Gaza fired a Grad rocket towards southern Israel. The rocket exploded near the community of Gan Yavneh, near Ashdod. Continue Reading »

IDF responds with artillery fire after IDF army jeep shot at near Gaza border

Today was 1st time since Israel’s summer ‘Operation Protective Edge’ that IDF forces opened fire on the coastal enclave.

IDF jeep’s bullet-proof window was damaged, but no one was hurt.

An Israel Defense Forces jeep patrolling the Gaza border was fired at on Thursday, prompting the army to respond with artillery fire, for the first time since the summer’s Operation Protective Edge.

IDF 155m”m self-propelled Howitzer artillery piece responds to attack. – courtesy

The jeep’s window was damaged, but no one was wounded in the incident.

The IDF Spokesman said that light arms were fired at Israeli soldiers along the border near central Gaza, and the army responded with artillery fire. Continue Reading »