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Israel carries out fresh strikes on Gaza after rocket fire

  • Published at 10:21 am November 16th, 2019
Israel-Palestine conflict
An Israeli border policeman runs past burning tyres during a Palestinian demonstration against the confiscation of lands in the village of Surif, northwest of the West Bank city of Hebron, on November 15, 2019 AFP

The army said the strikes targeted Hamas

Israel carried out fresh strikes on Gaza after rockets were fired towards it from the Palestinian enclave, the army said early Friday, despite a ceasefire that began two days ago.

Unlike operations earlier this week, the army said the strikes did not target Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, but Hamas, which has de facto control over the Gaza Strip.