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Hamas militants fired at Israeli territory from the Gaza strip nearly 150 missiles. On Twitter, reported the press service of the defense Army of Israel.
Clarifies that 25 rounds were intercepted by missile defense system “Iron dome.” Air RAID siren worked in 19 villages of Israel. Most of the missiles fell in unpopulated areas.
Israeli aircraft hit more than 140 military installations of Hamas in Gaza. Among them the headquarters, tunnels, training camps, arsenals, polygons, as well as a factory for the production of reinforced concrete structures and several rebel positions.
The voltage on the border of the Gaza strip persists from March 2018, when peaceful protest, timed to the day of Nakba — Exodus from the territory, where in 1948 created the State of Israel escalated into riots and clashes of protesters with Israeli troops. The protests then were hardened in connection with the may 14 opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The decision to move the Embassy from tel Aviv to White house passed in December 2017.
Hamas was founded in 1987 and is recognized as a terrorist organization by Israel, Canada, USA and Japan, and is banned in Jordan and Egypt. Since 2007, the organization that controls the Gaza strip.
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