Israel: air raid on Gaza in the night
Continuing tensions after clashes in Jerusalem and missile launch on Tel Aviv. UN meeting today
This night some planes of the Israeli Air Force carried out some raids in the Gaza Strip. It is a retaliation after a missile launched from the Palestinian territory towards Israel was intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system. According to Tel Aviv the air attack conducted in the past hours would have hit some weapons factories, while the Palestinians deny it.
In its turn the Islamist movement in power in the Gaza Strip, Hamas, announced to have opened fire against the Israeli military aircrafts. Meanwhile, a meeting of the United Nations Security Council is being held today. A high-level meeting that has become necessary after the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: firefights and violence have been recorded in the last week near the Esplanade of Mosques (sacred place of Islam and Judaism) in Jerusalem, causing more than 170 injuries.
On the same subject see also the article published by AVIONEWS.
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