Israel Confirms It’s Carrying Out Strikes In Gaza

Israel confirms it is carrying out attacks in Gaza

The Israeli military is currently striking in the Gaza Strip, Israeli forces said. (File photo)

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories:

The Israeli military said Friday it carried out airstrikes on Gaza, witnessed by Palestinians in central Gaza City.

“The IDF (Israeli Army) is currently striking in the Gaza Strip. A special situation has been declared on the Israeli home front,” a statement said.

Palestinians in Gaza City told AFP they witnessed airstrikes on an apartment in the central Rimal neighborhood.

Security sources in the Palestinian enclave said there were airstrikes in several parts of the area.

The attacks come four days after Israel closed its two border crossings with Gaza and restricted the movement of Israeli civilians living near the border, citing security concerns.

The measures follow the arrest in the occupied West Bank of two senior members of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, which has a strong presence in Gaza.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.)

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.