IDF forces strike Hamas targets, no rockets fired on Israel

IDF forces strike Hamas targets, no rockets fired on Israel

An Israeli army spokesman said the explosive device had been hidden near the fence a day earlier, attached to a flag, during a Palestinian protest along the border.

The statement also said that during the air strikes, incoming rocket sirens were heard in southern Israel.

"Hamas is responsible for the event and its ramifications, as well as for everything that occurs inside and outside Gaza, above and below the ground", the statement said.

"Earlier this evening, in response to the IED [improvised explosive device] that wounded four IDF soldiers near the Souhern Gaza Strip, IAF fighter jets struck eight more Hamas military targets near Deir al-Balah, including weapons manufacturing infrastructure".

The IDF retaliated by firing tank shells at a Hamas watchtower.

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Palestinians look at the damage at a Hamas military facility early on December 9, 2017, in the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip.

On February 10, more than 50 Palestinian protesters were injured by Israeli forces, which used live ammunition to suppress the 10th "Friday of Rage" rally. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the incident "severe" and vowed to "respond accordingly".

Israel holds the Islamist Palestinian movement Hamas, with which it has fought three wars since 2008, responsible for any fire coming from the blockaded coastal enclave. Palestinian officials said the target belonged to the Islamic Jihad militant group and that there were no casualties on the Palestinian side.

Wafa reported that the protesters were demonstrating against US President Donald Trump's decision to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

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