Daily Israel Report

Terrorists Fire Rocket at Southern Israel

Kassam rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in an open area in the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council.
By Elad Benari
First Publish: 3/11/2014, 11:29 PM

Kassam rocket (archive)
Kassam rocket (archive)
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Gaza-based terrorists fired a Kassam rocket at southern Israel on Tuesday evening.

The rocket exploded in an open area in the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council, causing no physical injuries or damages.

Residents of Sderot and the surrounding area reported that they heard the “Red Alert” siren before the rocket exploded.

Last Wednesday, Gaza-based terrorists fired a rocket at Sderot. The rocket also exploded in an open field, causing no physical injuries or damages.

Two days earlier, on Monday, a Gaza rocket was fired into the Ashkelon coast. It, too, exploded in an open area, and no physical injuries or damages were reported.

Following the attack, the Israeli Air Force struck a terrorist target in northern Gaza.

Tuesday evening’s attack came hours after three terrorists were killed in an Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike in southern Gaza.

The IDF Spokesman's Unit announced that the three terrorists from the Islamic Jihad organization. They had fired mortar shells at IDF soldiers performing "routine operational activities" in the Kerem Shalom area.