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Israel Strikes Gaza After Rocket Lands Near Israeli Port Ashdod

Israel Strikes Gaza After Rocket Lands Near Israeli Port Ashdod

Israeli aircraft struck multiple sites in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket landed near the Israeli port city of Ashdod.

The Israeli military said it struck four “terror infrastructures” in the southern Gaza Strip and that hits were confirmed.

There were no reports of any casualties or damage.

RT reports: The Israeli military has launched airstrikes on what it called the “terror infrastructure” in Gaza, following an earlier rocket attack on Israeli territory which the IDF blames on Hamas.

Four targets identified as being part of the terror infrastructure were hit in the southern part of the Gaza strip, The Jerusalem Post reported citing an IDF spokesperson. There were no reports of any casualties or damage

Meanwhile, Iranian channel Press TV reports that Israeli air raids targeted the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza and the southern cities of Rafah and Khan Younis, as well as Beit Lahia in the north.

Israel blames Hamas for launching a rocket from Gaza into the Gan Yavne region earlier on Tuesday, which caused no damage or casualties. A 15-year-old girl who suffered a panic attack as air sirens sounded in several Israeli communities became the only reported victim.

A Hamas official meanwhile told AP that the rocket had been launched by unknown militants.

 

  • fatwillie

    And now we know who fired the rocket.