Gaza Arab terrorists set off a bomb as an IDF patrol passed by on Wednesday afternoon. B’chasdei Shamayim, no one was injured in the incident. IDF troops opened fire in the direction of the terrorists who set off the bomb. According to Palestinian sources, two of the terrorists were injured.
On Sunday, Gaza Arab terrorists fired a rocket at southern Israel. The rocket exploded in an open area near the Gaza border. There was no damage nor injuries reported. Residents of the area reported hearing loud explosions, and the Red Alert system sounded, sending residents scurrying to bomb shelters.
That incident was followed by shots fired from Gaza at IDF vehicles patrolling the border road. No injuries were reported in those incidents.
In response, the IDF hit several terror targets in Gaza, and the incident Wednesday was seen as Hamas’s reaction to those hits.