The Israeli Radio reported that the Israeli Air Force carried out, on Monday at night and on Tuesday at dawn, several air strikes targeting different areas in the Gaza Strip, including what the army called â€śweapons manufacturing facilitiesâ€ť that belong to the Hamas movement. The army said that the latest attacks come in retaliation to shells fired from the Gaza Strip into a nearby settlement.
Israeli daily, Maariv, reported that â€śdespite the fact that the shells were fired by Salafist Jihadist groups, not connected to Hamas and does not abide by its rules, the army bombarded Hamas targets as the military considered movement responsible for the security situation in Gaza, and responsible for all attacks stemming from the coastal regionâ€ť.
At least two Palestinians were injured in the attacks that also targeting Hamas-run facilities in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
On Monday evening, fighters of groups not affiliated with the Hamas movement and its security forces fired several shells at areas in the Western Negev; damages were reported, no injuries.
Army Bombards Gaza
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 01:50:20
The Israeli Air Force fired at least five missiles at a Palestinian security building, west of Gaza City; two Palestinians were injured.
Medical sources reported that the two residents suffered mild injuries and received the needed medical treatment.
Also, the Israeli Air Force bombarded another area in the central Gaza Strip; damage was reported no injuries.
Furthermore, the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, reported that the Israeli army also bombarded its â€śBaderâ€ť training camp, in the central Gaza Strip.
The Brigades said that the army fired at least three missiles into the camp causing excessive damage; no injuries were reported.