Watch: Gaza Terror Rocket Barrage Appears to Target Ceremony for Fallen IDF Soldier

Masked Palestinian gunmen from the militant group Hamas prepare to fire a homemade rocket at Israeli forces in the area where an Israeli Army bulldozer demolished a structure near the border with Egypt, November 29, 2003 in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip.
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The Times of Israel reports: Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel on Friday appeared to have been launched to deliberately coincide with a ceremony marking what would have been the 24th birthday of an IDF soldier who was killed in 2014, and whose remains are held by Hamas.

A military official could not yet say that this was definitively the case, as the army was still investigating the issue, but said it “absolutely could be,” noting the uncommon timing of the attack.

In general, terrorist groups fire their rockets under the cover of darkness, rather than in broad daylight, as in Friday’s launches.

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