The Palestinian resistance in the besieged Gaza Strip, Tuesday, launched rockets north towards Israel, in an expression of contempt for the normalisation agreements between Israel and 2 Arab states, Quds News Network reported.
Resistance factions in the Gaza Strip fired primitively made rockets towards Israeli cities of Asqalan and Asdood, where sirens were heard, amidst media reports of powerful explosions heard in the area.
Israel’s ‘Kan’ reported that a shopping complex in Ashdod was hit, while Israeli channel 2 reported that the ‘missiles’ caused one person to suffer a moderate injury, while others suffered mild injuries.
Other Israeli sources said that 5 Israelis were wounded, in an apparent failure of the Iron Dome missile defense system over.
“While Netanyahu is celebrating in Washington, the resistance is celebrating in Ashdod and Asqalan.”
– Former Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman
The Israeli army announced, Tuesday evening, that it tracked two rockets, fired from the Gaza Strip, one was shot down by the Iron Dome missile defense system, while another landed in Ashdod, Shehab News Agency reported.
The Walla Al-Abry website reported that the total number of injured as a result of rockets fire is 13, including 1 moderate injury, 4 minor injuries, while 8 people were classified as ‘injured’ because they suffered from panic.
All casualties were transferred to Assuta Hospital for medical treatment.
Haaretz reported that two Israelis sustained injuries from glass debris in Ashdod, including a 62-year-old man who suffered moderate wounds, and another that was lightly wounded.
“The agreements between Israel and Bahrain and the UAE isn’t worth the ink spilled or the paper it was signed on. The Palestinian people are determined to continue the struggle to get all of their rights, and will treat these agreements as if they do not exist.”
– Hamas statement Sept. 15, 2020
“On a historic evening of peace, we received a reminder from our enemies that we must always be strong and prepared to protect the residents of Israel in every place and at all times.”
– Israeli Defense Minister, Benny Gantz
Mustafa Barghouti, leader of the Palestine National Initiative and a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Central Council, told Haaretz that the event in Washington was a mere performance meant to serve U.S. President Donald Trump and Netanyahu.
“Anyone who wishes to make real peace cannot ignore the Palestinians, and the rocket fire during the ceremony proved it.”
– Mustafa Barghouti
Quds News Network
Quds News Network
QNN, Shehab, Haaretz