Israel Barraged with Rockets, IDF Responds

In response to the barrage of rockets, mortar shells, and missiles fired at Israel, the IAF attacked a number of targets throughout the Gaza Strip today, February 4th, 2009. Over 30 rockets have been fired at Israel since the ceasefire began, the latest one being only this morning.

Ashdod Synagogue Hit by Rocket

Synagogue in Ashdod after being hit by a rocket launched from Gaza. Photo: Ynet

The targets struck by the IAF included five smuggling tunnels, a rocket launching site, and a Hamas outpost.

As the sole authority in the Gaza Strip, Hamas bears full responsibility for all terror originating within its area of control.