Hamas movement in Gaza on Sunday accused Israel of releasing false news about Palestinian rocket attacks, stressing that Hamas is in contact with Gaza-based factions to maintain cease-fire with Israel.
Israel said that 10 missiles were fired from Gaza over the past three days, including two Russian-made Grad rockets. The attacks caused no casualties.
Israel responded with a series of airstrikes on several targets for Hamas and Islamic Jihad movement in the coastal enclave, including a vehicle said to have been moving cash bags to Hamas near Gaza’s border with Egypt.
Hamas urged the factions to reach the agreement in January after it received messages that Israel was preparing a massive military operation in Gaza, similar to the Operation Cast Lead that ended in early 2009.