In response to the recent missile attacks fired from the Gaza strip against neighbourhoods of Israel. The Israeli army counterattacked and caused the death of Ahmed Jabari, one of the leaders of the Islamic organized army Hamas.
The bombings destroyed weapon storages and rocket launching centres. An Israeli military spokesman told the international media that the attack left at least 10 Palestinians dead, but the number could increase.
The air bombing hit the vehicle where Jabari travelled, this action marked the beginning of the operation Pillar of Defense, which contemplates land and air attacks to several targets of risk in the Gaza strip.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, pointed out that local leaders of Beersheva (south of Israel) said that “whoever thinks he can disrupt the daily lives of the inhabitants of the south without paying the price, they are very wrong,” informed Netanyahu to the international media AFP.