Daily Israel Report

Gaza Rocket Attacks Wound One near Ashkelon

A foreign worker was hospitalized early Sunday as Gaza terrorists “retaliated to retaliation” from IDF strike that killed terrorist.
By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
First Publish: 11/6/2011, 7:45 AM

One foreign worker was hospitalized early Sunday morning as Gaza terrorists “retaliated to retaliation” from the IDF that killed one Islamic Jihad terrorist and wounded two others.

The worker is being treated for moderate injuries at Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon. Two missiles hit the coastal region overnight south of the port city, home to strategic oil, gas and electric infrastructures.

Hamas has outwardly remained in the background during the past week as the rival Islamic Jihad has taken responsibility for attacks on Israel, breaking a ceasefire that never lasted more than a few hours.

It is not clear whether Hamas is simply allowing Islamic Jihad to fire the missiles or is unable to stop them, if it wants to.

Two terrorists were killed Thursday in a two-hour long gunfight after Gaza gunmen attacked an Israeli worker carrying out maintenance work on the security fence. Two terrorists were killed.

Elsewhere, the IDF arrested two wanted terrorists in Judea and Samaria overnight Saturday. One of the terrorists was caught near Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, and the other was nabbed near Shechem, north of the capital.