Israeli air, tanks pound Gaza after massive Palestinian barrage. Hamas, Jihad threaten to broaden attacks

Israeli warplanes, self-propelled artillery and short-range missiles attacked Hamas and Jihad Islami positions and command posts in the Gaza Strip early Monday, Oct. 8, shortly after Palestinians loosed a barrage of 55 missiles and mortar shells on the Eshkol district. Both terrorist organizations claimed they were responsible for the barrage, which caused no casualties only heavy damage to property. Israelis living within range of the Gaza Strip are warned to stay 15 seconds away from protected shelters.

Casualties from the Israeli reprisal are reported in the Gaza Strip.

debkafile: Israel’s response was major because for the first time the two dominant organizations in Gaza, the radical Hamas and Iran-sponsoredJihad Islami, assumed responsibility for avenging an Israeli attackon radical Salafist terrorists affiliated with al Qaeda. This attests to the comprehensive ties ofoperational collaborationforgedbetween the diverse terrorist organizations fighting Israel from the Gaza Strip....

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Israeli air, tanks pound Gaza after massive Palestinian barrage. Hamas, Jihad threaten to broaden attacks

Israeli warplanes, self-propelled artillery and short-range missiles attacked Hamas and Jihad Islami positions and command posts in the Gaza Strip early Monday, Oct. 8, shortly after Palestinians loosed a barrage of 55 missiles and mortar shells on the Eshkol district. Both terrorist organizations claimed they were responsible for the barrage, which caused no casualties only heavy damage to property. Israelis living within range of the Gaza Strip are warned to stay 15 seconds away from protected shelters.

Casualties from the Israeli reprisal are reported in the Gaza Strip.

debkafile: Israel’s response was major because for the first time the two dominant organizations in Gaza, the radical Hamas and Iran-sponsoredJihad Islami, assumed responsibility for avenging an Israeli attackon radical Salafist terrorists affiliated with al Qaeda. This attests to the comprehensive ties ofoperational collaborationforgedbetween the diverse terrorist organizations fighting Israel from the Gaza Strip....

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