On Monday Hamas launched a rocket from Gaza into an Israeli community north of Tel Aviv, hitting a house with a family inside. Seven people were injured, including two babies. The family dogs were killed.
Israel responded by launching a series of airstrikes on Hamas targets Monday night.
In the past decade, Hamas has turned Gaza into a base for attacking Israel.— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) March 25, 2019
Breaking news: Israel isn't going anywhere.
In response to Hamas' recent aggression, we have just targeted the offices of Hamas' Internal Security Service in Gaza. pic.twitter.com/xrnbfz07rL
What do you do at your office each day? Send emails? Create spreadsheets? Make phone calls?— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) March 25, 2019
Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh uses his office in order to lead a brutal terrorist organization in a war of aggression against Israel.
We just destroyed his office. pic.twitter.com/26KGVlac7F
Since then, Hamas has fired a number of additional rockets into Israeli communities bordering the Gaza Strip.
Hamas' aggression continues. Hamas has just fired rockets at Israeli civilians living in towns near the Gaza Strip.— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) March 25, 2019
Hamas sees all of Israel as a target. pic.twitter.com/f1m1XLScJn
??AIR-RAID SIRENS SOUNDING ACROSS SOUTHERN ISRAEL??— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) March 25, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Trump at the White House Monday to officially declare the Golan Heights Israeli territory. He planned to cut his trip to Washington short in order to return to Israel. As more rocket fire began, he delayed his return to hold an emergency security meeting.