The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad They have warned that their message is “clear” and that “the Israeli escalation will be answered with an even broader response” as the attacks continue and in the early hours of this Thursday for the first time since tensions began to have an impact Missiles suspected in northern Israel.
The night bombs continue that early Thursday morning as a battery of new projectiles was fired from the Gaza Strip, which set off anti-aircraft alarms in Gush Dan, Modi’in and Ashkelon, while the sirens did for the first time since the escalation began The tension in northern Israel activates and gathers ‘Ynet’.
According to Israeli press reports, Hamas increased the range of its shots as sirens sounded in the Sharon and Lower Galilee regions.
Also tonight, one of the missiles fired from the Strip hit a house in Petah Tikva, east of Tel Aviv, injuring five people, one of whom was injured by inhaling smoke from a post-impact fire.
Another missile hit a house in Rishon Lezion, south of Tel Aviv, despite not claiming any casualties. This is the third bomb attack in a row that Hamas launched from Gaza to Tel Aviv at dawn this Thursday, according to Haaretz.
On the other hand, attacks by the Israeli army injured a dozen people after a series of raids in different areas of the strip. In the 50 Israeli attacks since midnight, around 40 people of various degrees were injured, reports the Palestinian news agency WAFA.
With this in mind, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have reported that they have attacked the home of a commander of the Hamas armed wing, Iyad Tayeb – commander of a central camp battalion – because “his house served as infrastructure” for the terrorist group. “Before that, they also reached a bank and a Hamas intelligence infrastructure.
The latest tally by the Gazací Ministry of Health reported 67 deaths from the Israeli attacks since Monday, while the wounded was estimated at 388, although the number would have increased due to recent events. For its part, the Israeli military has reported more than 1,500 missiles fired from the strip since Monday, in which Israel has reported about seven deaths.
The new clashes have erupted after heightened tensions in Jerusalem as the order to evict Palestinian families has risen in the Sheikh Kharra neighborhood in east Jerusalem and protests against the repression of Israeli security forces have been left in recent days.
Tensions escalated on Sunday as Israeli forces stormed the esplanade of the mosques again – a place known by Jews as the Temple Mount – and even fired tear gas inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third largest place sacred to Muslims.
In response, Hamas launched several projectiles in and around Jerusalem after warning Israel of police repression and prompted Israel to respond with a bombing campaign against the enclave, to which Palestinian factions responded with increased rocket launch.