IDF (Zahal) retaliated this evening to ongoing rocket attacks from Gaza. A short while ago, IAF aircraft targeted 5 terror sites, 4 terror sites in the northern Gaza Strip and an additional location in the southern Gaza Strip.
Direct hits were confirmed.
Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, IDF (Zahal) Spokesman: “The retaliation this evening at Gaza terrorist aggression was precision, and intelligence based. It is our obligation to seek out those that wish to attack us, eliminate their capabilities and pursue them wherever they hide. Hamas rocket terrorism is an intolerable reality Israelis should not have to accept”.
Since last month, approximately 131 rockets were launched from Gaza at Israel, out of which 82 rockets hit Southern Israel. These figures include the massive rocket attack that took place between March 12-March 14, when a barrage of 70 rockets hit southern Israel, and 5 additional rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome Missile Defense System.