JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a southern Israeli city bordered by Gaza on Monday, pummeled with rockets over the weekend from the strip and told community leaders where Israel is engaged in a "long battle".  Netanyahu's visit to Sderot comes one day after an informal violence fired in order to end 24 hours of intense battle against Gaza's Hamas militants as threatened to pass outbreaks.
Israel killed Hamas's goal in its most massive bombing since the 2014 war, while militants kicked dozens of rockets against Israel that stopped the daily life of the area. Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an Israeli war crash in Gaza City, while four Israelis were injured from a rocket landing in a residential building in Sderot.
Netanyahu visited a local kindergarten and promised that Israel would stop rocket fire and a military campaign from Gaza to send burns and balloons across the border that have ignited fires that hurt Israeli farms and nature reserves.
Hamas will face a "wall of steel" if it continues its aggression against Israel, warned Netanyahu, adding, however, that the threat will not disappear overnight.
"It does not end in a strike," Netanyahu said. "We know we are engaged in a long battle."
On Saturday the Israeli military struck several Hamas military associations and plotted a number of training camps. Hamas was retaliated with more than 200 rockets and mortars against Israeli societies.
After Hamas had accepted an Egypt-based ceasefire late Saturday, the situation calmed down, but flaming dragons and balloons continued to wake up to Israel, with the military signaling a new policy to retaliate immediately.
The government is under pressure from local communities to show zero tolerance to this new threat and Netanyahu told local leaders that he instructed the military to stop it completely.
"There is no such thing as a ceasefire that does not include the flaming dragons and balloons," he said. "If this is not understood by my words, it will be understood by the actions of the military."
On Sunday evening, the military announced that it After a "position assessment", their Iron Dome batteries strengthened in central Israel and in the south and called up a small number of reserve mercenaries. Iron Dome shot down more than 20 projectiles over the weekend.
With Israel focused on efforts to prevent Iran from Establishing a permanent military foothold in neighboring Syria has been cautious with escalating violence in Gaza, but the extensive offensive proved to signal to Hamas that it was unwise to engage if necessary.
The inflow came after months of near border demonstrations organized by Hamas to protest against Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza. Over 1
Israel says it defends its sovereign limit and accuses Hamas of using protests as a defense of attempts to break the border strike and attack Israeli civilians and soldiers.