By Sebastian Engel dpa (TNS) Jun 26, 2020
“In response to the 2 rockets fired at #Israel, our fighter jets struck a Hamas rocket manufacturing workshop and a weapons manufacturing facility in #Gaza,” the Israeli Defense Forces tweeted.
“We hold Hamas responsible for all acts of terror emanating from Gaza.”
The defense forces said sirens sounded in the area bordering the strip Friday evening, according to the military.
According to a report by the Jerusalem Post, no one was injured in the shelling in southern Israel, and there was no damage in the area near the northern end of the Gaza Strip.
One missile landed on open ground, the other probably in the Gaza Strip itself, the report said.
The Israeli government could begin annexing areas in the West Bank and the strategically important Jordan Valley on Wednesday in line with President Donald Trump’s plan for the Middle East.
The Palestinians firmly reject the plan. In their view, it favors Israel. The plan is also highly controversial internationally. The armed wing of the Palestinian organization Hamas, which governs the Gaza Strip, has described any annexation as a declaration of war.
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