A short while ago, an IDF aircraft targeted terrorist operatives who were travelling to a rocket launch site in the city of Khan Yunis.

"The IDF will continue to operate to preserve the security of Israeli civilians," a statement read.

An IDF spokesperson confirmed that a military strike was carried out in the Gaza Strip targeting terrorists planning to launch rockets towards southern Israel.

"The IDF targeted operatives of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization who were in firing positions," stated the IDF spokesperson.

Gaza officials have reported one fatality and one severely injured in the attack.