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IDF Bombs Hamas After Rocket Attacks

After Hamas called for a new intifada against Israel, acts of terror against the Jewish state began over the American recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the IDF struck Hamas targets in Gaza after rockets were fired into Israel:

An Israel Defense Forces tank and aircraft carried out strikes on two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks.

The strikes came as a terrorist group in the Strip launched a rocket that hit an open field in the south of the country, after two previous attacks that failed to reach Israeli territory, the army said.

The retaliatory strikes targeted Hamas positions even though a different group, the salafist Tawhid al-Jihad, took responsibility for the launches.

“The IDF holds Hamas responsible for the hostile activity perpetrated against Israel from the Gaza Strip,” the army said in a statement...

Tags: Rocket Attacks , Hamas , IDF

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