Early on February 19, the Israeli Air Force carried out airstrikes on alleged positions of the Palestinian Hamas movement in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The airstrikes hit what the Israeli side described as “underground infrastructure” of the movement. According to reports, Israeli warplanes launched at least 10 missiles.
A rocket was launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. Sirens sounded in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council and the city of Sderot
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 18 February 2018
The air raid was conducted in response to a rocket attack launched from the Gaza Strip on the Israeli-held area earlier.
A short while ago, in response to the rocket that was launched at Israel earlier today, IAF fighter jets targeted underground infrastructure in the southern Gaza Strip
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 19 February 2018