Al Quds brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad, claimed responsibility for firing three homemade shells at the Israeli Negev town of Sderot, in the east of the Gaza Strip.

The brigades reported that it fired three “Quds 2” shells at the Sderot. 

The brigades reported that the firing of the shells came in retaliation for the assassination of three of its fighters, in Tulkarem, earlier of Friday at dawn.

Also, the brigades claimed responsibility for firing three homemade shells at Kfar Azza area, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip.


Ammar Erheyyim, a spokesperson of the brigades, said that it will continue its operations against the Israeli army.

“They assassinated two of our fighters in Tulkarem, earlier this dawn”, Erheyyim said, “This crime will not pass unpunished, shelling Sderot is only the beginning”.

Erheyyim also said that the resistance is a legitimate right, adding that the Gaza Strip is still occupied by the Israeli army, therefore retaliation will also be from the Gaza Strip “as well as any other occupied area”.