Palestinian sources reported that the armed wings of The Islamic Jihad and Fatah, the Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa brigades, claimed responsibility for firing one home-made projectile at an Israeli target on Monday night.
The projectile, named “The Quds-1”, was fired from the West Bank city of
Following the attack, Israeli forces invaded Jenin and conducted sweeps and house-to-house search in the northern parts of city, where they believe the projectile was launched from.
The statement said that the launching of this projectile is a protest against the Israeli assassination and collective punishment policy that is used against the Palestinian people.
Firing projectiles from the West Bank against Israeli targets behind the Annexation Wall, built in the West Bank, calls into question the Israeli claim that the Wall was built in order to protect its citizens and as a ‘security measure’.
The Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip has been able to develop projectiles that can be fired a distance of 15 – 20 kilometers.
The projectile, called “Quds-1,” failed to reach its target in Ram Moan Kibutz, said the source.
Israeli forces invaded Jenin following the attack and conducted sweeps and house-to-house searches in the northern parts of city, where they believe the projectile was launched from.
The statement said the projectile was launched to protest of the Israeli assassination and collective punishment policy against the Palestinian people.
The successful launch of projectiles from the West Bank over the Seperation Wall to Israeli targets brings into question how much of a security the Wall really provides.
The Palestinian Resistance in the Gaza Strip have developed projectiles that can reach some 15-20 kilometers into Israel.