JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says it fired a rocket fired from Gaza in southern Israel the day after it struck Hamas targets in the Strip, killing three Hamas fighters [19659005ThearmysaidinastatementThursdaythatninemissilelauncheswereidentifiedovernight
The bombardment of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip was carried out in response to sniper fire at soldiers on the border who were moderately injured by an Israeli officer
An escalation of violence has occurred on the border between Israel and Gaza in recent weeks After months of weekly protests by Islamic militants Hamas.
Since the beginning of the protests, more than 1
Israel and Hamas have fought three wars over the last decade.
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