IDF Launches ‘Operation Protective Edge’ in Gaza In response to the escalation in rocket attacks,
IDF launches operation in Gaza, conducts airstrikes over terror targets.
Light flare over Gaza after airstrike Flash 90
The IDF has launched “Operation Protective Edge” in Gaza, in order “to stop the terror Israel’s citizens face on a daily basis,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Twitter Monday night.
As part of the operation, Israeli media reported, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) launched intensive airstrikes on targets in Gaza.
“Hamas will not be safe as long as it continues to threaten the lives of Israeli civilians,” tweeted the IDF.
The decision on the operation was made by the Cabinet after the rocket fire escalated dramatically on Monday. As of 10:30 p.m., the number of rockets that were fired towards Israel stood…
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