Israeli aircraft struck several military sites in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, hours after Palestinian militants fired a missile into southern Israel in a move apparently linked to rising tension in the occupied West Bank, Israel said.
The attack came as one of Gaza’s larger armed factions, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, threatened to retaliate after Israeli troops killed two of its leaders in the West Bank town of Jenin on Thursday.
‘In response to the rocket fired toward Israeli territory, IDF fighter jets targeted overnight (Sunday) a weapons manufacturing site belonging to the Hamas terrorist organisation,’ the Israeli military said in a statement.
The target was a site ‘where the majority of the organisation’s rockets in the Gaza Strip are being manufactured’, it added.
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Source: Daily Mail