Israel Attacks Hamas Posts in Gaza Overnight After Machine Gun Fire Hits Israeli House

May 17, 2018
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IDF responds to earlier gunfire, says 'We are determined to ensure security for the residents of Israel' 3 Strikes in 24 Hours

smoke billows after IAF strike in Gaza

Haaretz staff write, “The Israeli army attacked Hamas military compounds in the northern Gaza Strip overnight on Wednesday, according to the IDF spokesperson’s unit. Four different targets were attacked, including buildings, infrastructure, and a weapons production facility. The strikes come after shots were fired from Gaza toward homes in the southern Israel city of Sderot. None were wounded but machine gun fire caused propety damage, according to the Israeli military. ‘The IDF considers this incident with severity and holds the terrorist organization Hamas responsible for everything that takes place within and without the Gaza Strip,” said the statement.”

“Earlier Wednesday, the Israeli army struck several Hamas outposts in the Gaza Strip in response to shots fired at Israeli forces, the IDF spokesperson said. The Israeli army reported no casualties in both incidents. …On Tuesday, two Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire and 160 were wounded during protests on the Gaza border, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry.” (more…)


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