Israel's statement said: “In response to the arson balloons fired towards Israeli territory today, [military] fighter jets struck … a weapons manufacturing site belonging to the Hamas terror organisation."
Israel is holding Hamas responsible even though was no immediate indication as to which Gaza-based group was responsible for the balloon launch.
This constitutes the third time Israel has carried out air attacks in Gaza since the end of the 11-day offensive it launched in the blockaded territory this May, which killed at least 256 Palestinians, including 66 children, according to Gaza authorities.
Egypt along with other international mediators have been trying to guarantee the informal ceasefire that ended the most recent outbreak.
Reports of more Israeli bombing Southern #Gaza, because god forbid we enjoy the damn weekend. No reported injuries until now, thankfully. #GazaUnderAttack