Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons storage facility and four rocket launching sites in the northern Gaza Strip, as well as a rocket launching site in the southern Gaza Strip.
In addition, an IAF aircraft thwarted a rocket launch attempt in the southern Gaza Strip, by targeting a terrorist moments before firing a rocket at Israel. The targeting is in direct response to the continuous rocket fire on communities in southern Israel.
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The IDF (Zahal) is prepared to respond with strength and determination against any attempt to execute terrorist attacks against the citizens of the State of Israel.
Terror organizations that 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.