TEL AVIV, November 13. /TASS/. The Israel Defense Forces have hit about 150 military facilities in the Gaza Strip in response to missile attacks by radicals, the army press service reported on Tuesday.
"A massive missile and mortar attack on Israeli civilians out of the Gaza Strip continues. In response, fighters and drones of Israel’s army have just ended a strike on 50 military targets of Hamas and Islamic Jihad Movement [outlawed in Russia - TASS]," the army said in a statement.
We struck Hamas’ military intelligence HQ in response to the 300+ rockets that terrorists in #Gaza fired at #Israel.— Israel Defense Forces (@IDFSpokesperson) 12 November 2018
This is where Hamas' intelligence operatives gathered information to launch attacks on Israelis.
Hamas intentionally established their HQ next to a school. pic.twitter.com/nuHoLmlcD9
"A total of about 150 military targets owned by Hamas and the Islamic Jihad Movement have been destroyed [in the Gaza Strip,] including three government facilities that were used for military purposes. Currently the Israeli army continues the strikes," the military added.
Since Monday evening radicals in the Gaza Strip have fired at least 370 missiles on Israel; 100 of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system. Seventy missiles were fired in the last seven hours, the army added.