Red alert sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council communities surrounding Gaza following the firing four rockets from the Gaza Strip. The rockets landed outside the village council, no one was injured and no damage.
A four hour extension of the 12-hour 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ceasefire was to have taken affect. At 9:30 p.m. a meeting of the Security Council is set to take place.
The co-ordinator for activities in the terroritories, Maj. Gen. Yoav (Poli) Mordechai, said that although throughout the period of the ceasefire fighting would stop, identification and neutralization of terror tunnel activities would continue.