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Palestinian Territories: An Israeli Strike on a Gaza Militant Draws Rocket Fire Into Israel

MIN READNov 12, 2019 | 18:25 GMT

Israel is bracing for days of potential fighting with Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) after militants fired some 160 rockets and mortars into southern Israel from Gaza, The Times of Israel reported Nov. 12. This new round of fighting was sparked after the Israel Defense Forces killed PIJ senior commander Baha Abu al-Ata in an airstrike on his Gaza residence. The current bout of fighting could spark the largest military exchange between Gaza and Israel since 2014....

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