Israel’s air force attacked Gaza early on Monday following a rocket attack on southern Israel which the Israeli military pinned on Hamas. Israeli jets hit targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday, following rocket attacks on southern Israel that have been attributed to Hamas. Rockets were fired into Israel late on Sunday night, prompting an attack on the Gaza Strip several hours later by Israeli F-16 jets. Israeli-Palestinian tensions have escalated in recent days, with Palestinian knife attacks against Israeli soldiers.

The jets struck sites allegedly belonging to Hamas’ military wing, the al-Qassam Brigades. According to Haaretz, the facility was severely damaged but no injuries were reported. According to the Israeli military, Palestinian groups have launched 16 rockets into Israel since the last ceasefire began in August 2014. CONTINUE