About this write Times of Israel.
It is noted that Hamas said that during the morning attack from the Gaza Strip, more than 5,000 rockets were fired at Israel.
Instead, local residents report that terrorists are walking the streets of border towns and shooting.
About the number of victims wrote Jerusalem Post.
“Hamas is the ruling organization in Gaza responsible for this attack, and it will bear the consequences and responsibility for the events,” the IDF said.
As of 8 a.m., 16 people were injured as a result of rocket fire.
The IDF announced a state of readiness for war and retaliatory strikes.
It is noted that in Tel Aviv, Sde Boker, Arad, and Dimona, local residents heard warning sirens about a possible missile attack. A massive attack was made on Israel from the Gaza Strip.
It is also reported that the Palestinian military has entered the territory of Israel. Shooting was immediately heard in several southern cities of the country. As a result, at least 5 people were injured, one in serious condition.
The ambulance service reported that medics were treating a 70-year-old woman, who was in critical condition, and another man. Three more people received shrapnel injuries. The Israeli military urged residents of southern and central Israel to stay closer to bomb shelters.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Galant convened an urgent meeting with Israel’s military leadership to discuss the situation and further actions.
Instead, Hamas said the leader of its military wing, Mohammed Deif, planned to make a statement later on Saturday.
The rocket fire comes after weeks of heightened tensions along Israel’s volatile border with Gaza and fierce fighting in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
- On the morning of September 24, Israeli forces raided a refugee camp in the West Bank, killing two Palestinians, including a fighter from the Islamist group Hamas.