'Just the beginning': Salvoes of Gaza rockets hit Israeli settlements
Navigational data also say air traffic was disrupted at Ben Gurion Airport in "Tel Aviv" as a result of the rocket fire from Gaza.
Sources in the Palestinian Resistance confirmed to Al Mayadeen on Wednesday that "the response to the Israeli aggression has just begun," affirming that this is just the beginning.
Al Mayadeen correspondent in occupied Palestine reported that rocket salvoes were fired from the Gaza Strip.
This was followed by sirens sounding in a number of illegal Israeli settlements in the Gaza envelope settlements and the occupied city of Askalan, as Israeli occupation warplanes launched new airstrikes that targeted agricultural lands in northern Gaza.
BREAKING: The Palestinian resistance in Gaza pounds with homemade rockets a number of colonial Israeli settlements in response to the ongoing Israeli war crimes. pic.twitter.com/lNuHBv7Z7m— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) May 10, 2023
According to Israeli media, the so-called Israeli "Home Front Command" directed all illegal settlers within a distance of 40 km from the Gaza Strip to head to fortified chambers, based on its assessment that this will not be the response of the Islamic Jihad movement, but rather the response will be stronger.
The Israeli media pointed out that the massive firing of rockets from Gaza in the meantime indicates the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) movement's ability to launch heavy rocket salvoes toward "Israel", noting that the PIJ's rocket-firing strategy is based on not taking a break between one salvo and another.
The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation cited initial reports about a direct hit in "Sderot".
Navigational data also reported that air traffic was disrupted at Ben Gurion Airport in "Tel Aviv" as a result of the rocket fire from Gaza.
1/3— Al Mayadeen English (@MayadeenEnglish) May 10, 2023
Sirens sounded in "Gush Dan" and "Tel Aviv" as the #Palestinian Resistance responds to Israeli crimes in the #Gaza Strip.
Here is some footage that is being circulated on different social media platforms.#Palestine pic.twitter.com/xWoNzcGwFN
Israeli media suggested that the intense rocket fire from Gaza signifies that Hamas is participating in the battle. Kan also said Hamas has entered the battle.
Commenting on the matter, Hamas Spokesperson Abdel Latif Al-Qanou said the rocket fire from Gaza is on behalf of the unified Resistance front in response to the recent massacre committed by the Israeli occupation.
Earlier, Al Mayadeen correspondent in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday reported that a Palestinian was martyred and another was seriously injured in an Israeli occupation shelling that targeted east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Strip.
Our correspondent earlier today said the body of the martyr, identified as Mohammad Abu Tuaimeh, 25, and the other wounded man arrived at the European Hospital in the Gaza Strip.
One Palestinian killed following an lsraeli airstrike east of Gaza. pic.twitter.com/rqo1dsZoMW— TIMES OF GAZA (@Timesofgaza) May 10, 2023
Local sources reported that Israeli occupation forces targeted a group of farmers east of Khan Yunis.
BREAKING: A 25-year-old Palestinian identified as Mohammad Abu Tuaimeh was just killed in an Israeli airstrike on Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, according to medical sources. pic.twitter.com/bA2lNE0ELc— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) May 10, 2023
Later, Al Mayadeen correspondent in Gaza said Israeli shelling targeted several areas in the Strip, including the vicinity of Al-Baydar area, southwest of Gaza City.
The occupation simultaneously targeted Al-Qarara, Abasan Al-Kabira, and east of Rafah.
Our correspondent mentioned that Israeli occupation authorities directed settlers in the vicinity of the Gaza Strip to head to fortified chambers and shelters immediately.
On Tuesday, PIJ official Mohammad Al-Hindi pointed out that the Resistance is evaluating the field situation in order to take the decision to respond to the Israeli occupation's aggression against Gaza.
In an interview for Al Mayadeen, Al-Hindi affirmed that the response to the aggression is underway, and there is no value in any negotiations now, noting that the decision is up to the leaders of the operations room.
The PIJ official underlined that the Israeli occupation cannot restore its deterrence or deter the Palestinian Resistance factions.
This comes after the Israeli occupation launched at Tuesday dawn a heinous aggression against the Gaza Strip, targeting civilian homes and several locations, and murdering 15 Palestinians, including five women and four children.
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