Israeli army intercepts two rockets fired from Gaza

30 December, 2017, 01:23 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
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One of the projectiles landed and caused minor damage but no injuries around the communities of Sha'ar HaNegev and Sdot Negev, where the red alert sirens were sounded, Sha'ar regional council reported.

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tanks and aircraft targeted two Gaza Strip outposts belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday in response to rocket fire, the military said.

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Two other rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, indicating that both were headed directly for populated areas.

The Israeli military has attacked two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip with tank shelling and air strikes after rockets launched from Gaza struck Israel, according to Israeli news media. A spokesman for the Hamas-run health ministry said nobody was injured by the Israeli fire.

The Israeli army regularly detains and opens fire on unarmed Palestinian fishermen, shepherds, and farmers along the border areas if they approach the so-called "buffer zone", as the authorities have not made clear the precise area of the designated zone.

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The Israeli army said there were "very small clashes" in a number of sites.

Whilst the third fell in the Nachal Oz Kibbutz in Israeli territory close to the Gaza border, reported the Times of Israel.

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