TEL AVIV, January 18. /TASS/. Israeli war planes struck military positions of the radical Palestinian Hamas movement in the Gaza strip on Monday in response to a launch of two rockets to its territory earlier on the same day, the press service of Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) said.
“Earlier tonight, 2 rockets were fired from the north of the Gaza Strip towards the coast near the city of Ashdod. In response, IDF fighter jets struck military targets belonging to Hamas in Gaza,” the statement said.
“Hamas will bear the consequences for terror activity against Israeli civilians,” the IDF added.