A short while ago, IAF aircraft targeted a terrorist, moments before firing a Grad rocket at the city of Ashdod. The aforementioned terrorist fired a Grad rocket at Ashdodearlier this morning. Ashdod is home to over 200,000 Israeli civilians.
A direct hit was confirmed.
The IDF (Zahal) is prepared to defend the residents of Israel and will respond with strength and determination against any attempt to execute terrorist attacks and to restore the relative calm to the area.
Terror organizations the carry out terror attacks against the State of Israel will bear the consequences of these actions in any future operation embarked upon by the IDF (Zahal). The Hamas terror organization is solely responsible for any terrorist activity emanating from the Gaza Strip.