The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Monday night that they have attacked targets in the Gaza Strip in response to the missile fired from the Gaza Strip that activated the air defense system known as Iron Dome.
“We just attacked a Hamas arms factory in Gaza in response to the Gaza-to-Israel launch.
According to local sources, Israeli planes bombed the town of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip with three rockets. In a statement, Hamas’ armed wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, said “the air defenses clashed with the planes,” Maan News Agency reported around 1:35 a.m. local time.
This action comes amid tensions with Israel following the recent Israeli police crackdown on Muslim worshipers on the Mosques’ Esplanade, which left more than 150 injured and 400 arrested and multiple attacks in Israel on Friday, which have left even more in their wake in recent weeks than a dozen civilians dead.
On the other hand, a 19-year-old girl named Hanan Mahmud Jaddur has died after being shot in the abdomen during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces in northeast Jenin, according to Wafa news agency.
In addition, at least three young people were injured by ammunition during clashes in the villages of Kafr Ein and Qarawat Bani Zeid in Ramallah, while unrest also broke out in Al Yamun in the north of the West Bank. where Israeli forces dispersed the crowd with tear gas.
According to the above agency, injuries were also reported during clashes in Al-Tur in Jerusalem, as well as in the Jabal Mukaber area, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem. At least one person was also injured in Hebron after clashes in Hebron and in Al-Arrub refugee camp.
As a result of the clashes, at least 17 people have been arrested by Israeli forces, according to Wafa, in a few weeks that tensions have multiplied as the month of Ramadan coincides with the Jewish Passover and Christian Holy Week and their events in the city of Jerusalem.
On Friday, more than 400 Palestinians were arrested and 150 injured by the police operation, actions condemned by countries like the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Bahrain, allies of Israel.