IAF bombs weapons production site


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Air Force attacked a weapons production site in Gaza City.

The strike late Friday night on the building, and on two weapons smuggling tunnels on the Gaza-Egypt border, were in response to Kassam rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel on Thursday and Friday nights, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s office.

On Saturday, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev, filed a formal complaint with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in protest of recent rocket fire on Israel from Gaza.

During the month of September, Israel was hit with at least 13 Kassam rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza, and there were 15 incidents of Palestinian gunfire from Gaza on IDF soldiers, as well as several attempts to plant explosives along the security fence between Israel and Gaza.

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