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Israel Hits Hamas Military Post after the Terrorist Group Fires on IAF Jets

December 5, 2022

by: JNS

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An Israeli airstrike on a Hamas target in the northern Gaza Strip in 2021 (illustrative)

Monday, 5 December 2022 | The Israeli military struck a Hamas military post on Saturday night after terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired on an Israeli fighter jet, according to the Israel Defense Forces [IDF].

Hamas said on Sunday morning that it had fired anti-aircraft and surface-to-air missiles at the Israeli jets conducting reprisal strikes in Gaza.

Earlier on Saturday, the IDF struck a Hamas tunnel and one of the terrorist group’s “central” rocket manufacturing sites in response to a rocket that was launched into Israel from Gaza. The rocket landed in an unpopulated area, causing no damage, according to the IDF.

Rocket alert sirens were, however, activated in the border kibbutzim [collective communities where all property and work are equally shared] of Kfar Aza and Nahal Oz, and residents reported hearing an explosion.

A month ago, a rocket fired at the Eshkol region by Gazan terrorists was intercepted by the Iron Dome, and shortly after that, three additional rockets failed to cross the border, landing inside the Strip. It was the first such barrage since “Operation Breaking Dawn” on August 5–7, when Palestinian terrorists fired approximately 1,100 rockets toward the Jewish state.

Posted on December 5, 2022

Source: (This article was originally published by the Jewish News Syndicate on December 4, 2022. Time-related language has been modified to reflect our publication today. See original article at this link.)

Photo Credit: Atia Mohammed/Flash90/jns.org

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