Israel Conducts Air Strikes In Gaza As Fresh Violence Flares
Written by IMN on 16 Jun 2021
Israel launched air strikes against Hamas targets in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons launched from the coastal enclave. It’s the first fighting since an 11-day conflict last month killed hundreds of people in the Hamas-ruled territory.
The military acted in response to incendiary balloons sent across the border, the Israel Defense Forces said in a series of tweets. This before adding it was “ready for all scenarios, including the resumption of hostilities, in the face of continued terrorist operations from the Gaza strip.”
Hamas had threatened to take action in response to an Israeli nationalist march in East Jerusalem. Find out more below.