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IDF Hits Hamas After Rocket Strikes Southern Israel

Rocket Launched at Israel ASHERNET

Recent calm on Israel's border with Gaza was broken this morning when a terrorist rocket landed in southern Israel. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the IDF responded to the rocket attack with tank fire and an airstrike:

A rocket fired from Gaza struck an open field inside Israel just north of the Palestinian enclave on Monday morning, drawing Israeli fire on the Strip, the Israel Defense Forces said.

There were no immediate reports of injury or damage in Israel.

In response, an IDF tank fired shells at a Hamas position, destroying it, near the northern Gaza city of Beit Lahiya, the army said.

The army later said it also struck three Hamas posts in northern Gaza from the air...

The rocket strike came two days after a top explosives expert for Hamas’s armed wing was killed in a mysterious explosion during a work accident...

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