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Israel Air Force Jets Strafe Rafah Terror Targets

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Israel Air Force fighter jet in action.

Israel Air Force fighter jet in action.
Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

The southern Gaza border town of Rafah became the latest target for Israeli fighter pilots Thursday morning.

IAF jets flew numerous missions over the town, which sits on the border with Egypt and is host to the region’s only crossing into that country.

For several hours air strikes criss-crossed the town, a hotbed of terrorist activities for more than a decade and the source of thousands of rocket attacks on nearby Jewish communities.

All morning long, Code Red incoming rocket alert sirens have been activated all along the Gaza Belt area.

Rocket attacks were launched at communities around Kerem Shalom, the Eshkol, Sdot Negev and Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council districts, as well as at the coastal city of Ashkelon. Five short-range Qassam rockets exploded in Eshkol, causing some damage but no physical injuries.

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  1. Vicki Spaan says:

    Keep up the good work (all branches of Israel Defense Forces). I am praying unceasingly for each of you and Israel. I also pray for the Peace of Jerusalem. I support Israel’s right to defend herself 100%. Push on.

  2. All Gaza border towns between Gaza and Israel ought to be flattened to give a buffer zone between the terrorists and Israel.

  3. Whatever it takes to stop Hamas’ constant attacks on Israel and her civilians for years

  4. Whatever it takes to stop Hamas’ constant attacks on Israel and her civilians for years

  5. John Scala says:

    Make an Israeli seaside resort out of Gaza!

  6. Sounds good to me. Surf’s up!

  7. John Scala says:

    Great job, be relentless!

  8. God is with you IAF & IDF!

  9. god bless everyone and have it stop

  10. Pat Lund says:

    Keep Strong Israel!

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