IAF thwarts rocket attacks on Israel

Air Force aircraft targeted two rocket-launching squads, following mortar shell fire at a routine IDF (Zahal) patrol near the Israeli kibbutz of Nir Am this morning

Date: 22/10/2012, 12:00 PM     Author: IDF (Zahal) Website

A short while ago, IAF aircraft targeted a rocket-launching squad in the northern Gaza Strip. A direct hit was confirmed.

Earlier this morning (Monday, October 22), IAF aircraft targeted another rocket-launching squad, also in the northern Gaza Strip. A direct hit was confirmed.

The squads were targeted following mortar shell fire at a routine IDF (Zahal) patrol in the area, near the Israeli kibbutz of Nir Am, earlier this morning.
 
The IDF (Zahal) will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli civilians, and will operate against anyone who uses terror against the State of Israel. The Hamas terror organization is solely responsible for any terrorist activity emanating from the Gaza Strip.