IDF Drops 20 Tons of Explosives on Gaza Strip in Response to 4 Rockets


An outside observer would have concluded that Tuesday’s victory of the right has already influenced decision-making over at IDF headquarters, seeing as Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi overnight Friday retaliated like gangbusters for a volley of four rockets that were shot from the Gaza Strip, one of which was downed by the Iron Dome system and the rest fell inside the Strip.

“Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion; For I will make your horn iron, And I will make your hooves bronze; You shall beat in pieces many peoples; I will consecrate their gain to the LORD, And their substance to the Lord of the whole earth.” Malachi 4:13

About 20 tons of Air Force bombs were dropped in the retaliatory attack, including driller bombs that cut into fortified underground targets. The IDF Spokesperson said the was an underground military site in the center of the Gaza Strip, which is used as a Hamas rocket development and production complex.

The military wing of Hamas stated that the planes attacked the terror group’s base at the entrance to the al-Marazzi refugee camp east of Deir al-Balah and that they responded with anti-aircraft fire.

The IDF Spokesperson said: “The terrorist organization Hamas is responsible for what is happening in the Gaza Strip and it will pay the price for security violations against Israel.”

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