In the Daily Dispatch, we noted that a terrorist rocket had landed in the Israeli city of Be'er Sheva. It was the first such projectile to hit the city since 2014's Operation Protective Edge. And now, The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross and Adam Rasgon report that the IDF has responded by striking a Hamas headquarters in Gaza:
The Israeli Air Force on Thursday evening flattened a five-story building in the northern Gaza Strip that served as a headquarters for the Hamas terrorist group’s internal security service, the army said.
The Israel Defense Forces said the strike on the building in the northern Gaza Strip, which also served as a cultural center in the coastal enclave, was in response to “rocket fire by the Hamas terror group against the city of Beersheba earlier in the day.”
The military threatened that the attack was “an expression of the IDF’s intelligence and operational capabilities, which will expand and intensify as necessary...”