The Israeli army bombed Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip overnight on Saturday night, after rockets were fired at Israeli territory from the Palestinian enclave, according to sources close to the Palestinian Authority.
The Israeli military said in a statement to the press that it was “currently carrying out strikes against terrorist positions in the Gaza Strip”, a Palestinian area controlled by the armed Islamist group Hamas.
“Israeli warplanes have hit an al-Qassam Brigades deployment west of Khan Yunis, a city in the southern Gaza Strip,” sources close to the Palestinian Authority told AFP. reason for artillery fire against an observation post of the Islamist movement in the northern part of the enclave.
Yesterday Saturday morning, two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed in the Mediterranean, off the Israeli metropolis of Tel Aviv (25111834). The air defense warning sirens did not sound or the missile defense system was activated, the Israeli army said in a statement.
Israel and Hamas, sworn enemies, were embroiled in an 11-day war in May 2021. This was the fourth conflict since the Islamist militant movement seized power in the Gaza Strip.
After the fragile truce between the parties took effect, a total of five missiles – rockets and mortars – were dropped from the Gaza Strip against Israeli territory. This is the lowest number ever recorded in the six months since any Israeli-Hamas conflict broke out, according to the Israeli Armed Forces Annual Report released on December 29.
Source From: Capital