Jerusalem, May 5 : The number of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip has reached 430, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said on Sunday.
"In under 24 hours, 430 rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israeli civilians," IDF tweeted. Tensions in the Gaza Strip escalated early Saturday when Israeli military said they detected dozens of rockets fired from the area. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) responded by hitting Hamas and other terrorist targets.
Israeli military also attacked a building where Hamas' military intelligence and general security offices in the Gaza Strip were located.
Israeli forces said at the airstrikes killed at least two militants from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) group.
Gaza Health Ministry, however, said that civilians were targeted and put the number of the dead at eight, including women and children.