February 27, 2017
IDF Response to Rocket Attack on Southern Communities
Overnight, Monday, February 27, 2017, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit
an open area in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council.
In response to the attack, the IAF targeted five Hamas positions throughout
the Gaza Strip.
Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, IDF Spokesman: “The IDF holds Hamas accountable for
any attacks from the Gaza Strip that jeopardize the safety of Israelis and
breach Israel’s sovereignty.”