More Israeli bombardments on Gaza and rocket launches from the Strip in the direction of Israel in the aftermath of Israel’s launch of the ‘Breaking Dawn’ operation. There is no talk of “calm or mediation” for the moment and the situation “is heading towards an escalation”, they said from the Islamic Jihad, according to reports from al-Jazeera which relaunches news in the Palestinian media. During the night, the Israeli military arrested 20 “suspects” in the West Bank, including 19 Palestinians “affiliated” to Islamic Jihad. Read also The Israeli forces (IDF) claim to be ready for a “week of operations”, reports the Times of Israel. Since yesterday afternoon, they confirm, more than 160 rockets have been launched from the Gaza Strip in the direction of Israel. According to Israeli media, alarm sirens rang again this morning in Sderot and other locations close to the Strip. The Israeli military confirmed raids on rocket launchers used by Islamic Jihad as part of the ‘Breaking Dawn’ operation. According to a military spokesman, of the 130 rockets that passed the territory of Gaza, of the 160 launched in the direction of Israel, the Iron Dome system intercepted more than 95%. “We have attacked 40 targets, including five rocket launch sites and six rocket depots or production sites,” said General Ran Kochav, in statements reported by Ynet. “Tayseer Jabari is not the ultimate target of Islamic Jihad. Palestinian, “he added, quoted by the Times of Israel, referring to the commander of the group killed yesterday in an Israeli bombing of an apartment in the Gaza Strip. From the Palestinian enclave they spoke of at least ten deaths in what is the most serious escalation in a year.
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