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June 19, 2012 7:49 am

Hamas Fires 6 Rockets into Israel Overnight, IAF Strikes Islamic Jihad Cell

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IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz and the GOC Southern Command, Maj. Gen. Tal Russo observe some of the rockets that hit Israeli communities. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Hamas on Tuesday took responsibility for at least some of the rocket fire aimed at Israeli civilians Monday night, stating that it was responding to the killing of Palestinians in recent days. The IAF killed four Palestinian terrorists in the last 24 hours, at least two of whom were members of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group.

In a statement released by Hamas‘s armed wing, Izzaddin al- Kassam, the group said that it fired three mortars aimed at an IDF base in Zikim.

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  • Prayers for residents of the South. The IAF is entitled to do all it can to stop these wicked rocket attacks. Hamas if it is to be regarded as the prevailing authority in the Gaza Strip must do everything in its power to stop these launchers. If things escalate the consequences for various extremists will be severe. It is not fair that Israelis need to show such 24/7 vigilance just to survive.