Watch: IDF Strikes 40 Hamas Terror Targets

The Fellowship  |  December 19, 2017

Since the United States declared its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, terrorists in Gaza have launched dozens of rockets at Israel. And now, Ynet News’ Yoav Zitun reports, the IDF has released the above video of their retaliatory strikes on Hamas in response to the terror attacks:

The army has attacked 40 targets since December 7, using both air force fighter jets and tank fire.

Among the installations targeted by the IDF were armaments storages, facilities for manufacturing weapons, observation towers, training compounds and routine security outposts. All of the targets belonged to Hamas, which effectively rules the strip.

Some 30 rockets and mortars were launched from the strip at Israel in the past two weeks, with Israeli communities on Gaza’s perimeter once again coming under fire on a near daily basis. The Gaza fire was carried out in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the exposure of Hamas’s terror tunnels.

The IDF unveiled the footage of the combined attacks to deter Hamas, but also to counter claims made by some Israelis purporting the army’s attacks are carried out against insignificant targets with little operational value…

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