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IDF reveals Islamic Jihad tried to launch drone toward offshore gas rig

YnetNews.com reports: “Israel’s military revealed on Tuesday that Gaza’s Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group was involved in a failed attempt to launch a drone toward Israel’s Tamar offshore gas rig during this past weekend’s Operation Breaking Dawn.

The terrorist group’s unsuccessful launch of an unmanned aircraft from Gaza prompted Israel’s army to step up its efforts to protect the platform located 14 miles off the coast of Ashkelon in southern Israel.

During the 11-day conflict with Hamas in May 2021, the terrorist rulers of the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets toward Tamar, missing the intended target, which is protected by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system and other defensive measures…”

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