WATCH: IDF releases video of morning retaliatory IAF airstrike on Gaza terror targets

Watch Israel Air Force’s reaction after Iron Dome intercepted 5 rockets fired from Gaza at Ashkelon.

There were no reports of injury or property damage with the 6th rocket landing in an open, uninhabited area.


The Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted five rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza at Ashkelon early Thursday morning. An additional rocket may have landed in an open, uninhabited area.
There were no injuries in the Palestinian attack.

Israel Air Force - Phot courtesy: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Israel Air Force – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The IAF responded to the rocket fire on Thursday by attacking four targets in the northern Gaza Strip: a terror site, an underground rocket launcher, a weapons storage facility and a weapons manufacturing site, the IDF Spokesperson said. The spokesperson confirmed “direct hits” for all the targets.

On Monday, the Israel Air Force struck two targets in Gaza evening in response to rocket fire on southern Israel earlier in the day. The rockets, which landed in fields in the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council, came shortly after the completion of the funeral service for former prime minister Ariel Sharon in the nearby Sycamore Ranch.

The IDF said the targets the IAF hit were a military compound and a terror infrastructure site, adding that both strikes hit their targets accurately.

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