IAF responds to Gaza rocket fire

18th rocket fired at Israel this year; IAF strikes two Hamas sites

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet (Reuters)

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet (Reuters)

Israel’s Air Force responded to a rocket fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip overnight Monday, the IDF releasing the statement, “In response to the attack, IAF aircraft targeted two terror sites of the Hamas terror organization in the southern Gaza Strip.” It is the 18th rocket launched from Gaza this year.

According to the IDF, two Hamas sites were hit in the strike. Hamas was held responsible for the rocket attack.