Palestinian sources in the Gaza Strip reported Wednesday that an Israeli war-jet fired a missile at a group of fighters in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, no injuries were reported.
The attack came after a senior Israeli military officer stated that “Israel will have no restraint regarding the Palestinian violations to cease-fire”.
According to the official, Palestinian fighters fired at least 40 homemade shells into Israeli area over the last month.
Israeli defense minister, Amir Peretz, and Israel’s prime minister, Ehud Olmert, said that Israel will no longer “have self-restraint” regarding Palestinian fighters who continue to fire homemade shells into Israel.
The armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, and the armed wing of Fateh, claimed responsibility for firing several homemade shells into Israeli areas adjacent to the Gaza Strip.
The two groups reported that the firing of the shells comes in response to the continuous Israeli attacks in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.