Terrorism & Insurgency

Rocket attack fired from the Gaza Strip targets southern Israel

10 October 2017

UNIDENTIFIED Palestinian militants based in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket targeting southern Israel on 8 October, Reuters reported. The rocket did not reach Israeli territory. No group immediately claimed responsibility for firing the rocket, though Israeli authorities hold Hamas as responsible for rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported. In response Israeli military forces targeted a Hamas outpost in the Gaza Strip later that day.



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