For first time, Palestinians in Gaza fire missile at IAF helicopter
IDF confirms that a Soviet-made Strela (SA-7) anti-aircraft missile was fired at a helicopter last week.
A Strela (SA-7) anti-aircraft missile was fired at an Israeli helicopter over the Gaza Strip for the first time last week, the Israel Defense Forces has confirmed. Although the aircraft was not hit, the incident bears out intelligence assessments over the past few years that such missiles had reached the hands of terror groups in Gaza, principally Hamas.
Firing of the rocket was first...