In response to rocket attacks from the Hamas-controlled area, Israeli aircraft carried out targeted air strikes in the Gaza Strip this morning. It was the third night of the last confrontation between the parties.
Tensions in Kira last week escalated after six Palestinian prisoners escaped from an Israeli prison.
Over the weekend, Israel detained four of the six Palestinians who escaped from the maximum security prison, in response to which Palestinian fighters responded with rocket fire. The search for the two escaped prisoners continues to this day.
During the latest tensions, Hamas fired several rockets at Israel. However, the missile defense system known as the “Iron Dome” of Israel was able to stop them.
Since 2007, there have been four wars between Israel and Palestine. However, there are many relatively small controversies between the parties.