Tag Archive for Gaza attack

IDF tank destroys Hamas position in Gaza after arson balloons launched

Coming after Saturday’s attack, the IDF said in a statement relating to Sundays response, “An IDF tank attacked a military post belonging to the Hamas terror group in the northern Gaza Strip, in response to explosive devices that were thrown (at the security fence) and balloons carrying explosive devices that were launched throughout the evening.”

By i24NEWS


Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday that a tank attacked a Hamas military post in Gaza in response to arson balloons launched into Israeli territory.

“An IDF tank attacked a military post belonging to the Hamas terror group in the northern Gaza Strip, in response to explosive devices that were thrown (at the security fence) and balloons carrying explosive devices that were launched throughout the evening,” the IDF said in a statement. Continue Reading »

Following shots fired at Israeli troops, IDF tank destroys Hamas post

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said no Israeli soldiers were injured after being targeted by sniper gunfire, and no immediate reports of casualties following the tank’s response on the Hamas ruled enclave.

By i24NEWS


The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Tuesday that one of its tanks attacked a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza Strip after Israeli soldiers were targeted by gunfire near the volatile security fence.

The IDF said that no Israeli soldiers were injured in the shooting incident, and there were no immediate reports of casualties following the artillery strike in the Palestinian enclave.

IDF Merkava Mark IVm tank with Trophy APS, photographed on the Gaza border.

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3 terrorists killed after Hamas sniper shoots IDF soldier under cover of children

3 terrorists in Gaza were killed and another said to be in critical condition by an IDF retaliatory attack on Hamas positions after a Palestinian sniper critically injured an IDF soldier under the cover of 20 children that were sent towards Israel’s border fence as a decoy.

By Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy


Three Palestinian terrorists in Gaza were killed and another critically wounded on Wednesday evening in a retaliatory IDF attack along the border after a sniper opened fire on Israeli soldiers in a latest round of violence that has gripped the region in recent months.

Hamas outpost attacked by IDF tanks.

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BREAKING: 10 Hamas terrorist dead, at least 120 Palestinians reported wounded


IDF jets & tanks go into a wider operational response after Palestinian terrorists open fire on IDF troops adjacent to Israel’s border with Gaza, by attacking terror targets across the entire Gaza Strip.
– This is still an ongoing operation.

By Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri


The IDF attacked several terror targets across the Gaza Strip on Friday afternoon with both tank and aircraft fire in retaliation for Palestinian sniper fire at troops in the Kissufim area.

Ten Hamas fighters were reportedly killed in the IDF retaliatory action.

Merkava tanks near Israel’s border with Gaza – Photo: IDF Spokesman’s Unit

Explosions were reported in the northern strip after the IDF attacked at least three Hamas positions, one of them east of Gaza City. Continue Reading »

Classic Palestinian terrorism: US’s withdrawal from UNHRC sparks rocket attack

Anger over the U.S. decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council due to its ‘unparalleled bias & hypocrisy’ brings Palestinian ‘temper tantrum’: 45 rockets, mortars were fired towards southern Israel.

  • Iron Dome intercepts 7 threatening rockets.

  • 3 slip through, exploding in Israeli communities.

  • At least 3 fall short, exploding in Gaza.

  • Majority explode in open areas.

  • No reports of injuries in Israel

By Elad Benari


Gaza terrorists fired a barrage of 45 rockets and mortars at southern Israel overnight Tuesday.

The IDF said that seven rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system and that at least three rockets missed their mark and landed in the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

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


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.



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. 



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

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Direct Hit on Sderot Kindergarten by Gaza Rocket Fired Friday Night


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 »