A squad of terrorists that had fired a mortar shell at the Erez Crossing earlier today was targeted shortly after by an IAF aircraft, in the northern Gaza Strip. A hit was confirmed.
Terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip have fired over 15 rockets and mortars at Israel so far today, the Erez Crossing was severely damaged as a result.
The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers and will continue to operate with strength and determination against any element which uses terror against the State of Israel. The IDF holds the Hamas terrorist organization solely responsible for any terrorist activity emanating from the Gaza Strip.