A weapons manufacturing site, a rocket launch site and alleged entrances to Hamas tunnels became the target of an Israeli offensive, the Israeli military reported.
The Israel Defense Forces reported that they carried out attacks on targets of the Palestinian movement Hamas, after it launched incendiary balloons from the Gaza Strip, and released a video of their counterattacks.
“Throughout the summer, Hamas has launched incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel,” declared the Israeli military through its Twitter account. And they added that in response to a new launch, they attacked a weapons manufacturing site, a rocket launch site and some entrances to tunnels built by Hamas.
All summer, Hamas launched arson balloons from Gaza into Israel.— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) August 23, 2021
In response to Hamas’ renewed attacks today, we struck a weapons manufacturing site, rocket launch site & tunnel entrances in Gaza.
We will continue to respond firmly against all terrorist activities from Gaza.
תיעוד מתקיפות צה"ל ברצועת עזה הלילה, בתגובה להפרחת בלוני התבערה וירי המקלעים לעבר שטח ישראל: pic.twitter.com/xgmvr7CseH— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) August 23, 2021
“We will continue to respond firmly to all terrorist activities from Gaza,” they said.
Last Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces launched airstrikes on various locations in the Gaza Strip, following border clashes with Palestinians, according to media reports on both sides. “Fighter jets attacked four Hamas terrorist production and storage sites,” the IDF confirmed in a statement.