Moments ago, terrorists affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the southern Gaza Strip fired a mortar shell at IDF (Zahal) forces. An IAF aircraft responded immediately in order to prevent further attacks on Israeli civilians and targeted the terrorist squad. Hits were confirmed.

“Rapid reaction and operational capabilities are key to combating terrorist activities against Israel and our forces,” Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said. “Terrorists must know that there is a price to pay when participating in aggression.”