Hamas fired 17 rockets at Israel in response to attacks on Gaza

© 2018 AFP / Mahmud Hams Airstrikes the Israeli air force on the Gaza strip. Archival photoHamas fired 17 rockets at Israel in response to attacks on Gaza© 2018 AFP / Mahmud Hams

Israeli aircraft attacked at night on Saturday in Gaza, Palestinian militants, who responded with rocket attacks on southern areas of the Jewish state, said the IDF.

The military had counted 17 rockets fired from the enclave, the five of them were shot down installations ABOUT the «Iron dome».

«Tonight warplanes attacked a terrorist offensive tunnel in the southern Gaza strip, as well as several terrorist targets in military complexes throughout the enclave, including infrastructure for training of arson and the training camp of the Hamas terrorist organization,» — said the army’s press service.

«During the RAID, was recorded by approximately 17 launches from Gaza into Israel. Five of them were intercepted by missile defense system «Iron dome», — stated in the message.

Information about the victims on both sides has not yet been reported.

The bombing of the Gaza strip, the military called a response to yesterday’s Palestinian unrest, as well as the continued launches across the border of balloons and kites tied to them with inflammable substances.