“Israel overnight threw major shots through airstrikes against Hamas targets in Gaza to retaliate against the launching of incendiary balloons being fired from the Palestinian enclave that as a result caused massive destruction in southern Israel”, the country’s military said early Saturday.
It was July 25, when the first attack interspersed, the Israeli army retaliated their spot by conducting airstrikes on prime targets of the Islamist movement Hamas, who reigns the Palestinian Enclave.
“In response to continual launches of incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel throughout the day, a short while ago IDF fighter jets struck a Hamas military compound and a rocket launching site,” the Israeli army official added in a statement.
“The rocket launching site was located close to civilian surroundings”, the army averred stressing upon the focal point of destruction that Hamas continues to deliver to the Palestinian civilians.
As per the reports, there were no casualties. However, on Friday the incendiary balloons caused rampant four fires Friday in the Eshkol region near Gaza, the Israeli firefighters added.
There have been spasmodic incidents occurring at intermittent intervals. This includes a series of incendiary balloon launches, just after the termination of the May 21 ceasefire of 11 days that emerged as an event of a deadly fight between Israel and Hamas. That incident killed 260 Palestinians along with fighters, reported the Gaza authorities.
“In Israel, 13 people were killed, including a soldier, by projectiles fired from Gaza”, the police and army official averred.
A Hamas ally added in a statement, “Friday’s balloon launches come after the Israeli army carried out retaliatory shelling in Lebanon in response to a volley of rockets fired by Hezbollah”.