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Military Hits Targets In Gaza After Attempted Balloon, Rocket Attacks

January 08 2019


The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have launched airstrikes against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip after a pair of unsuccessful attacks from the enclave, reports Haaretz (Israel).

Fighter jets and a helicopter gunship struck Hamas military posts after Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems intercepted a Hamas-launched rocket, the IDF said in a tweet on Jan. 6. 

The Israeli aircraft conducted three raids against a position near Beit Lahia in the north, said a Hamas security official...

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