ISIS Claims Sinai Rocket Attack on Israel

The Fellowship  |  October 17, 2017

ISIS Claims Sinai Rocket Attack on Israel

On Monday, the Islamic State (ISIS) took credit for two rockets fired from Sinai into southern Israel. The Times of Israel reports that ISIS claimed it was a response to “Jewish aircraft” that were assisting Egypt in fighting terrorists:

The IS announcement was made by the Amaq News Agency, which is affiliated with the terror group.

IS claimed that during clashes with Egyptian forces “Jewish” aircraft were assisting Egypt’s security forces, so in response the rockets fired at the Eshkol region in Israel. The statement did not elaborate on what the Israeli planes were doing.

The two rockets struck areas inside the southern Eshkol region, an area that abuts both the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula, the army said…

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