IDF Pounds Islamic Jihad

Stand for Israel  |  February 24, 2020

Over the weekend, Stand for Israel told you that rocket fire from Islamic Jihad in Gaza had begun striking southern Israel. And now, The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that the IDF has responded, targeting the terror group’s facilities after the barrage of rockets continues:

The Israel Defense Forces launched a series of airstrikes against Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday, after the terror group fired at least 14 rockets at southern Israel earlier in the day, the military said.

The IDF said it struck an Islamic Jihad military base in the Gazan city of Khan Younis, along with other facilities controlled by the terror group in the Strip.

Shortly after the military completed its airstrikes in Gaza, terrorists in the Strip fired one rocket toward the city of Ashkelon, just north of the Palestinian enclave, sending thousands of people rushing to bomb shelters, the military said…

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