Israeli Defense Minister: Iran Supplied Mortars Fired into Jewish State

Avigdor Liberman
ARIEL HERMONI / DEFENSE MINISTRY

The Times of Israel reports: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday night said the three mortar shells fired at Israel a day earlier were supplied by Iran to terrorist groups in Gaza.

The defense minister also called the firing a “very grave” act.

Speaking to Hadashot News’ “Meet the Press,” Liberman said the Islamic Republic has supplied such weaponry to a number of terror groups in the Gaza Strip in the past, and therefore it was “too early” to identify the exact source of the shelling.

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