Just two weeks after the major prisoner exchange in the Middle East to more violence between Israelis and Palestinians broke out. Israel from the Gaza Strip bombarded with Rahter - and bombed back
In a new round of violence between Israelis and Palestinians are killed on Saturday after new details of at least ten people and injuring dozens of others. First, the Israeli Air Force attacked a training camp of Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the militant organization Islamic Jihad, in the southern Gaza Strip on.
Here, according to the medical emergency service died five Islamists, including Al-Quds, the senior member Ahmed Sheik Khalil. Three other people were injured.Subsequently, the Al-Quds Brigades fired by its own account several Grad rockets at Israel from Russian design. According to Israeli figures, there were 20 rockets and grenades.
In the city of Ashkelon was hit a house and a man was so badly injured that he died soon afterwards in hospital. Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned of serious consequences if the fire from the Gaza Strip would not end. In the port city of Ashdod on Saturday a vacant school was hit. On television, the crater was visible in the schoolyard with a diameter of about two meters and a depth of one meter. Even a multi-storey residential house was hit. Cars were on fire.
A hit was also reported from Gan Javne at Ashdod. The other rockets and grenades exploded in open ground. The Israeli air force responded with two more attacks.It died in the south of the territory between Israel and Egypt, two other people. According to the Israeli military, they were about to shoot down rockets on Israel.
The armed forces diffused a short video that was taken from an airplane. Then several men are seen, which bear long black tubes from a delivery truck to a sand pit. In many Israeli towns was arranged to keep the schools on Sunday, the first working day of the Jewish week, closed.
Larger events were canceled, including in the desert town of, a rally planned for Saturday evening as part of new, nationwide protests against social injustice. Eyewitnesses in Gaza also reported a violent explosion in the north of the territory on the Mediterranean. In the south there was a second Israeli attack, according to unconfirmed information one more dead and ten wounded.
It was unclear why the newly installed missile defense system the Israelis apparently failed. The Israeli military announced the first attack in Rafah, with five deaths have been considered a terrorist group that already last Wednesday, a Grad rocket had been fired at Israel. At the moment of the attacker's air strike had just been there to fire more rockets.
The Grad rockets into Israel in the Gaza Strip as a formidable home-built small rockets normally fired at Israel. The Russian-built rocket launchers have a longer range and a more powerful warhead.