On the border between Israel and the Gaza strip, tensions are on the rise again. In the night, Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets at Israel. The military responded with counter-attacks.
After the death of four Palestinians in the Gaza strip, radical forces have fired in the night, at least 50 rockets at Israel. The Israeli military said dozens of missiles had been intercepted.
Whether the attacks people were injured, is not yet known. Sirens close to the border with the Gaza strip had warned the residents of the Israeli communities, and asked to bring in security.
The Israeli military attacked in return, two rocket launchers in Northern Israel. In addition, the dispute announced forces to cordoned off in view of the current situation of the area in the vicinity of the security fence in Gaza.
observer described yesterday's protests at the border fence to Israel as the most violent in months.Friday demos escalate
The new confrontation following violent protests on Friday, in which four Palestinians were killed, including two members of the radical Islamic Hamas movement. 50 people were injured. According to the IDF, two Israeli soldiers were wounded in addition to the border by gunfire.
According to Israeli army figures involved in the Friday about 5200 Palestinians in the demonstrations at the border. The demonstrations have been taking place for well over a year every Friday along the border, and types again and again, in violence.
The Palestinians are calling for the lifting of the Israeli Blockade of the Gaza strip. Since the beginning of the protests in March 2018, at least 268 Palestinians have been killed, most of them on the border. In the same period, two Israeli soldiers were killed. At the same time, it always comes back to rocket fire from the Gaza strip and Israeli air strikes on the coastal territory.Israel's border with Gaza re-opens, 31.03.2019 Dead in mass protests at Gaza border, 30.03.2019 Atlas |Palestinian territories |Gaza your opinion - meta.tagesschau.de