Israel Launches Massive Air Raid on Gaza

The Israeli military has started a broad air attack on Hamas position in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Forces said in a statement. It comes after one IDF soldier was killed in serious border clashes on the Gaza border.

Later, the IDF also confirmed that one Israeli soldier died after coming under fire on the Gaza border earlier on Friday. The soldier was “severely injured” during operational activity near the southern Gaza strip and then succumbed to his wounds, the IDF statement says.

“The IDF views today’s attack and the hostile activity orchestrated by Hamas throughout the last months with great severity. Hamas chose to escalate the security situation and will bear the consequences for its actions,” the Israeli military stated.

The statement said earlier in response to the border clashes the IDF used aircraft and tanks to attack Hamas fighters.

Friday’s raid comes as a…

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