On Wednesday night, Israel attacked several targets in the Gaza Strip. The air strikes are the first since the ceasefire on May 21, and are, according to Israel, in response to fireballs sent from the Hamas-controlled area.
And launched new Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip late Tuesday night. This was confirmed by the Israeli Defense Agency, Reuters news agency.
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The Israel Defense Forces said the attacks targeted Hamas military facilities in the cities of Khan Yunis and Gaza City, and that they were in response to the launch of balloons launched from Gaza earlier Tuesday. According to the Israel Fire Service, these 26 caused fires in Israeli towns near the border, he writes Times of Israel.
Israel New Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who took office this weekend, And he had previously said, according to Reuters, that the use of fire balloons must be retaliated in the same way as retaliation for missiles.
The Israeli defense said in a statement on Wednesday evening that “the Israeli army is prepared for all scenarios, including the resumption of the conflict, when it faces continuous terrorist acts from Gaza.”
According to a Hamas-run radio station, a Palestinian training camp in the Gaza Strip was attacked, Reuters writes. They also reported hearing explosions in Gaza City.
Clashes during a right-wing nationalist rally
Hamas threatened to take action After a rally with right-wing nationalist Jews in East Jerusalem on TuesdaySeveral clashes took place along the border in connection with the so-called Flag March, which represented Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967.
The Palestinian Red Crescent reported that 33 Palestinian opposition demonstrators were injured in clashes with the police at Bab al-Amud. Two police officers were also injured, and 17 Palestinians are said to have been arrested, NTB writes.
Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh described the march as provocative.
“We warn of the dangerous consequences of the occupation forces allowing extremist Israeli settlers to carry out the flag march,” he wrote on Twitter on Monday.
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