MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Israel has delivered a strike on Hamas targets in the northern part of the Gaza Strip in response to shelling of its positions.
"A short while ago, IAF fighter jets struck Hamas terror targets in northern Gaza. 4 of the targets were buildings & terror infrastructure in a military compound, & 3 more were in a weapons production facility," a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) wrote on the official Twitter account on Thursday. "The strikes were conducted in response to the heavy machine gun fire that targeted the city of Sderot, southern Israel, & numerous shooting attacks throughout the day."
Fierce clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli military erupted in the Gaza Strip on Monday following an official transfer of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. According to the latest reports, more than 60 Palestinians have been killed and more than 2,800 wounded.