Israeli air forces shelled a military post in the northern Gaza Strip, allegedly belonging to the Hamas movement, Monday morning, according to Israeli army and local Palestinian sources.
Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses told Ma’an that at least one Israeli artillery shell hit a military post belonging to the Palestinian resistance, east of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, next to the border with Israel.
The shelling caused material damages, though no injuries were were reported.
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An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that early Monday morning, sirens went off in the Shaar Hanegev area of southern Israel which borders the north eastern Gaza Strip, alerting the residents of the area that a rocket had been fired in their direction.
No rockets hit Israeli territory, the spokesperson added, and “in response to the rocket fire, Israeli air forces targeted a Hamas military post in the northern Gaza Strip.”