Israel has launched an aerial attack on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza. Footage shared by Palestinian news outlets showed the night sky alight with flame as the Israeli jets pounded targets in the densely populated strip.
BREAKING: #GazaUnderAttack Israeli Warplanes Are Currently Bombarding Southern Gaza.
This Airstrike just occurred in Khan Yunis, South Gaza. No rockets have been launched in retaliation. pic.twitter.com/GEEiM0bARi
— Robert Inlakesh (@falasteen47) September 6, 2021
The bombing took place shortly before midnight on Monday local time. The Palestinian Quds News Network claimed that Israeli jets and drones circled overhead before launching airstrikes on the city of Khan Younis in southern Gaza.
Enormous explosions were captured on video, with the Israeli bombs sending columns of smoke and fire into the night sky.