According to the IDF statement, Israeli fighter jets hit additional targets in the military compounds of Gaza Strip allegedly belonging to Hamas. While Reuters has reported, at least two Hamas security men were slightly injured in one of the Israeli air strikes in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
In response to the rockets fired throughout the night from the Gaza Strip at Israel, IAF fighter jets targeted approximately 25 terror objectives in the Gaza Strip thus far— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 20 июня 2018 г.
Israeli air raid sirens and cell phone warning applications reportedly sounded throughout the pre-dawn hours. According to the IDF, Hamas launched at least 30 projectiles, including rockets From Gaza targeting southern part of Israel on Wednesday night.
PHOTOS: Iron Dome interceptions over Southern Israel early this morning. Israeli jets struck a total of 25 Hamas sites in Gaza overnight. Hamas has now launched over 30 rockets. Escalations continue till this moment. pic.twitter.com/LbyWwx3wow— Israel Breaking (@IsraelBreaking) 20 июня 2018 г.
However, there is no report of casualties.
The Hamas terror organization targeted Israeli civilians throughout the night with a severe rocket attack and is dragging the Gaza Strip and its civilians down a deteriorating path— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 20 июня 2018 г.
Earlier in the day, the Israeli Air Force attacked three Hamas military targets in the southern Gaza Strip in response to repeated launches of explosive balloons by the Palestinians.
According to the IDF statement, Israel is determined to increase the intensity of response to the Hamas attacks. The IDF press service noted that the Hamas movement was responsible for all the violence taking place in the Gaza Strip and it would "bear the consequences."
The Israeli side has been using lethal arms to suppress the rallies citing security concerns and putting the blame for the escalation on Hamas. The violent clashes have already claimed dozens of lives.