Gaza fires 30 rockets into Israeli territory

By Daniel Uria  |  June 19, 2018 at 11:55 PM
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June 19 (UPI) -- The Israel Defense Force said 30 rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza overnight on Tuesday.

Seven of the missiles were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system, while three missed their mark and landed on the Gaza Strip, according to the IDF.

There were no reports of injuries or damages.

The IDF struck 25 targets in Gaza in three seperate operations, including three that occurred before the rocket fire.

Israeli military said the strikes were in response to launching of incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory.

"The IDF is prepared to continue operating with increased intensity and with various means in response to these terror attacks," an IDF representative said.

On Monday, Israeli fighter planes attacked nine Hamas targets in Gaza after Hamas rockets and incendiary kites and balloons, fell on Israel.

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