Up to date: Dec 08, 2019 20:46 IST
Jerusalem [Israel], Dec 8 (ANI): Israel’s army on Sunday stated that it had carried out airstrikes within the Gaza Strip, hours after three rockets had been fired from the besieged enclave.
A army spokesperson stated in an announcement that Israeli fighter jets and assault helicopters struck a number of websites belonging to the Islamic Hamas motion in a single day, Xinhua information company reported.
Among the many websites had been a Hamas army camp with warehouses, workplaces and sentry positions within the compound.
Moreover, a army publish belonging to the Hamas naval pressure within the northern Gaza Strip was additionally destroyed, the military stated.
Nonetheless, there have been no fast stories of accidents.
The army added that the assault was carried out in response to 3 rockets fired on Saturday evening in the direction of southern Israel. All three projectiles had been intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome anti-rocket system.
No organisation instantly assumed reasonability for the rockets, however the army stated it “holds Hamas answerable for occasions transpiring within the Gaza Strip and emanating from it.”
Hamas issued an announcement commending the airstrikes as an Israeli try “to proceed the escalation in Gaza” and “a critical step-up” within the violence. It warned that Israel ought to “bear the implications” of the assault.
The violence got here lower than a month after a fragile cease-fire concluded a two-day flare-up between Israel and Gaza’s Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) that claimed the lives of not less than 34 Palestinians.
The escalation was sparked by the killing of a senior PIJ chief in an Israeli airstrike. (ANI)