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06 May 2020 | 05:03 AM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: IDF launches retaliatory strikes in Gaza Strip May 6

Israel News Alert

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) conduct retaliatory strikes in Gaza Strip on May 6 after a rocket lands in southern Israel; further cross-border strikes possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/6/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/9/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION West Bank, Eshkol regional council

Event

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) targeted three Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip during the early morning hours (local time) of Wednesday, May 6, in retaliation for an earlier rocket attack. According to an IDF statement, Israeli tanks hit three Hamas positions in northern Gaza after a rocket was fired into the Eshkol region. The rocket landed in an open area and did not cause any damages or casualties.

Similar cross-border strikes are possible over the near term.

Advice

Individuals in Israel and the Palestinian Territories are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.

Some Western governments advise their citizens against all travel to the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and areas near the Israeli-Lebanese, Israeli-Syrian, and Israeli-Egyptian borders.

 

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