Late on December 12, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at a target in southern Israel. According to the Israeli Defense Forces, the rocket fell in an empty area and caused no damage. In response, the Israeli Air Force struck an alleged military compound of the Hamas movement in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
In response to the rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel earlier today, the IAF targeted a Hamas military compound in the southern Gaza Strip
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 13 December 2017
This was the fifth rocket shelling incident in the area since the December 6 announcement of US President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.