Tel Aviv: The Israeli military says it’s responding to fire from Syria with artillery and mortar shelling.
The Israeli Defense Forces says that unidentified projectiles were fired from Syria, but didn’t hit anything.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a Palestinian faction conducted a rocket attack from Syrian territory.
Israel is striking in Gaza in response to a stunning weekend attack by Hamas, while it also continues to exchange fire with Lebanon’s Hezbollah.
The siege is part of Israel’s retaliation for the deadly weekend attacks by Hamas militants.
Aid groups are warning that supplies are running out at hospitals that are overwhelmed by wounded.
Israel has also said that Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza are holding more than 150 soldiers and civilians hostage. — The Canadian Press