A short while ago, IAF aircraft targeted a second launching squad in the northern Gaza Strip, during its final preparations to fire rockets towards southern Israel. A hit was confirmed.

This is the second attempt within the past two hours by terrorists to fire rockets at Israel.

Second Rocket Launch Thwarted by the Israel Air Force

Archive: The remains of a rocket launched from Gaza are embedded in the ground Tuesday near the kibbutz of Yad Mordechay, June 19th, 2012 (Credit: CNN)

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.