Israeli jets attack targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack on Be’er Sheva

  17 October 2018    Read: 883
Israeli jets attack targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack on Be’er Sheva

Israeli warplanes attacked targets in the Gaza Strip in response to the rocket attack on the southern city of Be’er Sheva, the press service of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said, TASS reports.

"In response to the rockets fired from Gaza at Israel overnight, IDF fighter jets have started attacking terror targets in Gaza," IDF said.

According to earlier reports, a rocket was fired from the enclave early on Wednesday, triggering an air raid warning in Be’er Sheva, a city with a population of about 200,000, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) away from the Gaza Strip.

According to the Times of Israel, the rocket exploded in the courtyard of a house in Be’er Sheva. No one was killed or injured, but some damage was reported.


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