Drones & jets: Israel launches strikes on Gaza Strip for 4th straight night time (VIDEO)

Drones & jets: Israel launches strikes on Gaza Strip for 4th straight night (VIDEO)

The Israeli navy has pummeled the Gaza Strip for a fourth consecutive night time. The air raids are mentioned to return in response to explosive and incendiary balloon assaults by Palestinian militants.

At the very least three areas, together with the Khan Younis port, have been focused by Israeli plane late on Friday. Drones, in addition to a number of fighter jets, have been noticed within the space, native media reported.

The sound of a number of explosions rocking the Gaza Strip could possibly be heard in footage from the scene.

The Israeli navy confirmed it was behind the assault, saying the strikes have been a tit-for-tat response after explosive balloons have been floated into Israeli territory. 

The Israeli Protection Forces (IDF) claimed that they’d struck “a Hamas naval compound, underground infrastructure & remark posts.” 

Whereas the makeshift assaults, carried out utilizing balloons or kites as weapons, hardly ever trigger accidents or casualties, Tel Aviv says that they’ve broken crops and sparked bushfires. 

It’s the fourth consecutive night time when the IDF focused the Palestinian enclave, below Israeli blockade since 2007, every time citing Hamas actions as a pretext.

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