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13 Rockets from Gaza

IDF destroys Hamas commander's vehicle, June 27, 2018

The IDF launched an airstrike at one of Hamas' terror leaders, destroying the terrorist's car. In response, Ynet News reports, 13 rockets were fired at southern Israel from Gaza, with three of the projectiles being intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system:

The IDF bombed a vehicle belonging to one of the commanders of Hamas’ military wing in the Neuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday night. Shortly afterwards, 13 rockets were fired at Gaza border communities.

At least three of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system. There were no reports of injuries.

The IDF confirmed in a statement issued early Wednesday that the army attacked “a vehicle belonging to a Hamas operative in a cell launching explosive and incendiary balloons” with an aircraft and a tank...

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said a total of 12 rockets and mortar shells had been fired into Israel.

A Palestinian source told Ynet that the attacked vehicle was completely destroyed, but that there were no injuries in the strike and that the driver escaped unharmed. The strike took place in the western side of the Nuseirat refugee camp. Hamas closed off the area and stopped people from approaching it...

Tags: Rocket Attacks , Hamas , IDF

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