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IDF Retaliates Following Rocket Attacks after Sharon’s Funeral

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The Israeli Air Force targeted two terror sites in central and southern Gaza early Monday evening in retaliation for two rocket attacks near Sderot in the northern Negev shortly after the former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was buried nearby at his Shikmim Farm home.

The IDF confirmed “direct hits” on the targets, which were identified only as part of the terrorist infrastructure in Gaza. No injuries were reported.

“The terrorists and their infrastructure operating in the Gaza Strip will not succeed in their grotesque intentions,” said IDF Spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner. “The IDF will seek them out, eliminate their capabilities and pursue them wherever they may hide. Hamas and its terrorist servants are not immune; it is our moral obligation and calling to protect Israel against such atrocious acts. ”

Hamas fired two rockets early Monday morning, drawing a stern warning from the IDF not to shoot during the funeral.

The terrorist organization honored the request but immediately returned to action minutes after Sharon was buried.

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9 Responses to “IDF Retaliates Following Rocket Attacks after Sharon’s Funeral”

  1. Tany Berman says:

    They promised Israel no to shoot rockets DURING the funeral but afterwards was OK????

  2. Yeah, Tany Berman, I agree BUT IAF gets them anyway…so it's their funeral in the end. That bunch in Gaza just aren't the sharpest tool in the shed.

  3. another one of their lies…

  4. Anonymous says:

    sharon's legacy, GAZA

  5. Gideon Jones says:

    The fruit of Sharon’s ‘land for peace’ folly playing out at the most opportune time. Hear O Israel!

  6. If Israel doesn’t retake Gaza, and rebuild Gush Katif, what’s the point?

  7. Ben II says:

    the IDF is always reactive instead of pro-active.

  8. Run Guo says:

    If idf can get Gaza back, then dear Sharon will be at full rest.

  9. Beloved IAF , once and forever stop these rockets fired from Gaza hateful terrorist entity.I'm fedup with the arrogance of these assassins. No country in our planet accept be attacked day after day and keep so much tolerance.God bless the army and the people of Israel.

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