Sunday, November 18, 2012

IDF: Over 80 terrorist targets, including a rocket launching site near mosque, struck in Gaza Strip

(JPost) An IDF spokesman said that during the day Sunday the IDF attacked over eighty terrorist targets, including rocket launching infrastructure and smuggling tunnels.

The IDF targeted the head of Hamas's rocket program, Yahiya Abiya on Sunday afternoon in an airstrike. The attack was directly ordered by Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz.

Army sources say that Abiya was directly responsible for the majority of rockets that have been fired on Israel.

The IDF confirmed communications infrastructure in the northern Gaza Strip used by the Hamas terrorist organization was also attacked.