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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

– SPECIAL SECURITY REPORT –

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 »

Hamas officer dead, 3 injured by IDF strike on launchers of incendiary balloons

In two separate retaliatory strikes Thursday, the IAF hit the terrorist enclave where mortar shells were fired at IDF soldiers engaged in operational activity near the security fence and also struck a Hamas terror cell that was responsible for launching incendiary kites & balloons into Israel.
– WATCH IDF Video

By TAMAR BEN-OZER

 

An IDF aircraft on Thursday struck a Hamas terror cell in the southern Gaza Strip that was responsible for launching incendiary kites and balloons into Israel, the IDF spokesperson confirmed.

Palestinian reports stated that an aircraft attacked balloon perpetrators east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

After heavy losses Hamas & Islamic Jihad declare ceasefire reached with Israel

After Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired over 200 rockets at Israeli civilian targets, and an IDF retaliation on dozens of militant targets inside the terrorist enclave, Hamas reported how a ceasefire was reached with Israel.
– Israeli defense official: ‘Only facts on the ground will dictate our response.’
– WATCH IDF video of destruction of Hamas Battalion HQ in Beit Lahia, Gaza.

By Ynet reporters

 

Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad said Saturday night that a ceasefire has been reached with Israel amid the recent escalation of violence that saw over 200 rockets fired from Gaza to Israel and IDF attacks on dozens of targets in the strip. Continue Reading »

IDF bombs Hamas position responsible for launching burning kites into Israel

Holding Hamas responsible for encouraging terrorism from Gaza, the IDF has retaliated in its attempts to deal with the ‘kite terrorism’ that is currently devastating Israel’s southern farming communities.

By Tzvi Lev

 

The IDF bombed a Hamas position in Gaza on Sunday morning that was responsible for launching burning kites into Israel.

“We will continue to act against terrorist acts above and below ground, and we see the Hamas terrorist organization as solely responsible for what is going on in and out of the Gaza Strip,” said the IDF.

The bombing comes as the military attempts to contend with the phenomenon of Gazans launching burning kites into Israel. Continue Reading »

Israeli jets kill Hamas operative, wound another in retaliation after attacking Israel

Israeli Jets strike Gaza second time, killing Hamas operative and seriously wounding another after they hit an Israeli home with gunfire directed at earlier IAF retaliatory response for Hamas detonating explosive device near IDF border patrol. Apparently the  explosive device was placed under cover of the thick smoke during ‘peaceful’ Gaza demonstration days earlier.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy and Matan Tzuri

 

Israeli fighter jets attacked overnight Wednesday a Hamas terror position in the northern Gaza Strip in retaliation for an explosive device that detonated Wednesday morning near an IDF force on the border.

After the attack, a terror cell in the strip fired bullets at the aircraft [captured in video above], triggering two Code Red alert sirens in Israeli towns neighboring the northern sector of the Hamas-ruled enclave. Continue Reading »

6 Hamas positions hit by air & ground forces after RPG fired at IDF patrol

IDF is checking the possibility that one of the two powerful bombs that detonated within a minute of each other near IDF soldiers this morning was actually an RPG or anti-tank rocket.

By Kobi Finkler

 

The IDF Spokesperson’s Office provided additional details about the security incident that took place this morning, Thursday, along the Gaza Strip border.

The details revealed so far indicated that two powerful bombs were detonated within a minute of each other as an armored force passed this morning near Nahal Oz .

IAF F-15i (Ra’am) – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

It is possible that an RPG rocket was also fired at the force. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Defense Minister confirms IDF destroyed terror-tunnel on Gaza border

Having refrained from divulging details on the strike between Sunday night & Monday morning, Israel’s Defense Minister now confirmed that the last retaliatory strike actually involved destroying a Hamas attack tunnel on the border between Israel and Gaza, among the 18 Hamas targets hit in 2 waves of attacks.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman confirmed the Israeli army destroyed a tunnel at the border between Israel and Gaza overnight between Sunday and Monday.

“We have liquidated a terrorist tunnel in the Kerem Shalom area. As for the identity of the terrorists, we will not close this chapter until we eliminate those responsible for the terrorist act,” Liberman said. Continue Reading »

IDF retaliates again in Gaza after 2nd rocket-fire directed against Israeli civilians

Israel Air Force fighter jets attack a Hamas underground infrastructure in retaliation for the repeated rocket-fire on southern Israel.

By Elad Benar

 

IDF fighter jets overnight Sunday attacked an underground infrastructure in southern Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

According to the statement, the attack was carried out in response to Sunday evening’s rocket fire towards Israeli territory.

Border Policeman retrieving remnants of exploded rocket in open area near border. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

“The IDF will continue to act in order to ensure security for the citizens of Israel, by all means at its disposal. Hamas is responsible for everything happening inside and outside of the Gaza Strip, above and below the ground,” the IDF Spokesman said. Continue Reading »

IDF jets retaliate attacking Hamas target in Gaza for rocket attack on Israel

Following last night’s rocket fire from Gaza at Israel, IAF jets blast a Hamas outpost located in northern Gaza.
– Gaza rocket caused no damage, or physical injuries to Israeli citizens.

By Yoav Zitun and Matan Tzuri

 

The IDF attacked a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza early Friday morning in retaliation to last night’s rocket fire from the strip.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit once again reiterated that “the IDF considers the Hamas terrorist organization solely responsible for what is happening in the Gaza Strip.”

Explosions in Gaza from IDF retaliatory attack after rockets fired at Israel – File Photo from Arab media

No alarm sounded Thursday night as a rocket was launched from the Strip towards Israeli territory. Continue Reading »

IAF jets destroy Hamas ‘terror targets’ in Gaza after multiple mortar fire at Israel

In response to multiple mortar fire on southern Israel, the IDF responded strongly in Gaza; despite no damage or injuries from the attacks yesterday were reported, an IDF spokesperson said, “The IDF will continue to use all means to thwart attempts to attack the citizens of Israel. The IDF will not allow any breach of Israeli sovereignty.”

By i24NEWS

Israeli fighter jets bombed “terror targets” in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for rocket fire at southern Israel, a military spokesperson said early on Thursday.

“In response to the projectiles fired at southern Israeli communities throughout yesterday from the Gaza Strip, IAF (Israeli air force) fighter jets targeted a significant terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip,” Israeli forces said in a statement.

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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 »

IDF Fighter Jets retaliate fiercely after Gaza terrorists launch salvo of mortars on Israel

IDF Spokesperson’s unit reports IAF responding for the 2nd time, after IDF tanks & jets fired on 4 terrorist positions in Gaza earlier in the day, when Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired their first salvo of about 12 mortar shells towards an IDF outpost earlier in the afternoon.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Israel Defense Forces fired on two terrorist positions in the central Gaza Strip with Israel Air Force fighter jets on Thursday in response to mortar fire, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s unit.

Earlier in the day, IDF tanks and aircraft fired towards four positions in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired about 12 mortar shells towards an army outpost earlier in the afternoon. Continue Reading »

Israeli Air Force retaliates, hits two Hamas military targets after Gaza rocket attack

The IAF airstrikes on two Hamas military infrastructures were carried out in response to a rocket attack on southern Israel that emanated from Gaza Monday evening.

By Elad Benar

 

The Israeli Air Force launched airstrikes on two military infrastructures belonging to Hamas in northern and southern Gaza overnight Monday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

IAF F-16 fighter jet – Photo: IDF SPOKESMAN’S OFFICE

The airstrikes were carried out in response to a rocket attack on the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council on Monday evening.

“Since the Hamas terrorist organization is the ruler of Gaza, it is responsible for any attempt to harm the State of Israel,” the IDF statement said. Continue Reading »