Open thread: Israel and Hamas
This is a red-hot topic, I’m aware. Here’s an open thread for discussion of the ongoing conflict.
Report on the latest via Fox News:
Israel resumed strikes on targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire from the area shortly after the expiration of a cease-fire between Israel and the terror group Hamas, Israeli military officials said Friday.
The move came after military officials said Gaza militants had fired a barrage of at least five rockets at southern Israel soon after a three-day truce between Israel and Hamas expired. The Israeli military said it responded with strikes “across Gaza.”
At least one of the rockets fired from Gaza was intercepted by the Iron Dome system over the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon while two rockets fell in open areas without causing casualties or damage, The Associated Press reported.
Thus far, Israel was withdrawing after crippling the infrastructure of the Islamic terrorist organization known as Hamas. However, it appears Hamas has begun launching rockets again so the fight continues.