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IDF says elite commandos hit terror post near Gaza border; sirens sound in Ashdod

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Members of the elite Egoz unit take part in an exercise in Cyprus in June 2017. (IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
Members of the elite Egoz unit take part in an exercise in Cyprus in June 2017. (IDF Spokesperson's Unit)

The Israel Defense Forces says the elite Egoz commando unit struck a Palestinian Islamic Jihad observation post along the border with the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, incoming rocket sirens are sounding in the coastal city of Ashdod.

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