IAF Thwarts Attempt by Terror Squad to Launch Rockets into Israel, 28 Sept 2010

In a joint IDF-ISA operation, the IAF targeted and identified hitting a number of militants preparing to fire rockets from the central Gaza Strip into Israel. Secondary blasts were also identified.

More than 150 rockets and mortars have been fired at Israeli territory since the beginning of 2010, and over 440 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel since the end of Operation Cast Lead.

The IDF remains committed to protecting the citizens of Israel and will continue to act against terror. The IDF holds Hamas solely responsible for any terrorist activity emanating from the Gaza Strip.

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