Gaza terrorists have broken the silence once again, continuing rocket fire towards Israel. Here are the rocket attacks targeting our civilians since the end of Operation Protective Edge.  

During Operation Protective Edge more than 4,500 rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza. These incessant rocket attacks sent millions of Israelis running in and out of bomb shelters on a daily basis for more than 50 days.

Nearly a year of relative quiet has been broken by rocket attacks on Israeli civilians. Each incident has prompted an Israeli response, aimed to put a stop to these intolerable attacks that threaten the lives of over one million Israeli civilians.

August 21, 2016, rocket launched from Gaza exploded in southern city of Sderot. No injuries were reported.In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted sites of Hamas’ terror infrastructure in the northern Gaza Strip.

July 1, 2016, rocket launched from Gaza hit kindergarten in southern city of Sderot. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted 4 sites of Hamas’ terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.

May 25, 2016, rocket launched from Gaza landed in an open area in southern Israel. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip.

May 7, 2016, rocket launched from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck 2 Hamas terror posts in the Gaza Strip.

March 14, 2016, rocket launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel landed in an open area. No injuries were reported.

March 11, 2016, rockets launched from the Gaza Strip landed in an open area in southern Israel. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck four terror sites in the Gaza Strip.

January 24, 2016, rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted Hamas military training facility in Gaza.

January 1, 2016, multiple rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two Hamas military training facilities and two other military sites.

December 20, 2015, three rockets launched from southern Lebanon hit northern Israel. The IDF (Zahal) responded with targeted artillery fire following the attack.

December 17, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. Rocket fell short and landed in Gaza.

December 13, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two Hamas terror posts in Gaza.

November 23, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted a Hamas terror post in Gaza.

November 17, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two Hamas terror posts in Gaza.

November 9, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area in southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted a Hamas terror post in Gaza.

October 26, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area in southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two Hamas terror posts.

October 21, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area in southern Israel.

October 17, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area adjacent to the security fence. Forces located and diffused the rocket.

October 13, 2015, a rocket was launched from Syria, and landed in the northern Golan Heights. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two military posts of the Syrian Armed Forces.

October 12, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area in southern Israel.

October 10, 2015, a rocket launched towards southern Israel from the Gaza Strip was intercepted by the Iron Dome. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted two Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities in Gaza.

October 4, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, and landed in an open area in southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck Hamas terror posts in Gaza.

September 29, 2015, a rocket launched towards southern Israel from the Gaza Strip was intercepted by the Iron Dome. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck Hamas terror posts in Gaza.

September 26, 2015, a rocket was launched from Syria, and landed in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck a military post of the Syrian Armed Forces.

September 18, 2015, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip, landing adjacent to a bus in the Sderot area, in southern Israel. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) targeted three terror sites in the Gaza Strip.

August 27, 2015, a rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket landed in the Eshkol Regional Council, no injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck a Hamas weapons manufacturing facility in the central Gaza Strip.

August 20, 2015, four rockets were launched from the Syrian Golan Heights and landed in the Upper Galilee and Israeli Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. Rockets were fired by Islamic Jihad from Syrian government territory. In response to the attack, IDF (Zahal) struck 14 Syrian military posts in the Syrian Golan Heights. IDF (Zahal) also struck terror cell responsible for the attack, hits were confirmed.

August 7, 2015, a rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket landed in an open area near the community of Kissufim, in the Eshkol regional council, no injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck Hamas terror infrastructure in the central Gaza Strip. A direct hit was confirmed.

July 16, 2015, a rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket hit an open area near the city of Ashkelon, no injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck terror infrastructure in Gaza.

June 23, 2015, a rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket hit an open area near the Yad Mordechai community, no injuries were reported. In response to the attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck the launcher from which the rocket was fired at Israel. A hit was confirmed.

June 6, 2015, a rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket hit an open area in the regional council of Hof Ashkelon, no injuries were reported. In response to this attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck one terror target in the northern Gaza Strip. A hit was confirmed.

June 3, 2015, two rockets were launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rockets hit open areas near the cities of Ashkelon and Netivot, no injuries were reported. In response to this attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck three terror targets in the Gaza Strip. Hits were confirmed.

May 26, 2015, a rocket was launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip. The rocket hit an open area in the Lakhish regional council, no injuries were reported. In response to this attack, the IDF (Zahal) struck four terror targets in the southern Gaza Strip. Hits were confirmed.

“Gaza remains a breeding ground for terror,” said IDF (Zahal) Spokesman, Lt. Col. Peter Lerner. “Israeli civilians are forced to once again find shelter, and flee the incessant, indiscriminating and intolerable attacks emanating from the Gaza Strip.”

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