The Islamic State’s so-called Sinai “province” has claimed responsibility for firing three rockets at Israel. The photos released by the Islamic State can be seen below. The rockets did no damage and caused no casualties, according to initial press accounts.
The rocket attacks came just days after the same Islamic State branch launched a massive operation targeting the Egyptian military and security forces in the northern Sinai. The Egyptian government says that 17 soldiers were killed in the coordinated attacks, which also left dozens of jihadists dead.
The Islamic State’s claim of responsibility for firing the rockets was issued only hours after they landed in Israeli territory. The group’s statement, which can be seen on the right, was formatted in the same manner as previous messages by the Islamic State’s provinces. Recent attacks in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Yemen were all followed by similar statements. […]