DAMASCUS, SYRIA (9:40 P.M)- Israeli airstrikes carried out against Gaza, resulted in a Hamas exchange of fire this evening.
After the Israeli targeted airstrikes, carried out against Beit Lahia (Northern Gaza), around 5 hours ago, Hamas launched a response. Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza, announced the launch of 110 rockets. An mortar shell, landed in a nearby Gaza bordering settlement, injuring 19 Israelis on a bus, including a soldier.
Israel fired back at Rafah, Gaza City, Khan Yunis and else where, killed at least 3 Palestinians and injuring more than 6.
Around 30 minutes ago, Israel launched a missile strike, destroying the ‘Al-Aqsa TV’ building. A targeted strike against the media in Gaza.
The situation is ongoing. Today’s events come as a result of an Israeli special forces team, running a failed kidnapping mission yesterday. Israel assassinated Nur Barakah, a leading Hamas commander and then began a series of airstrikes, against the besieged Gaza Strip. Hamas’s Al-Qassam brigades killed an Israeli bedouin soldier, who was part of the special forces team. Seven Palestinians were killed during the unprovoked Israeli attack.