All Palestinian terror factions took part in rocket fire overnight Wednesday, with Hamas trying to take the lead, according to an IDF spokesman.

He added that the IDF "believes the rocket fire will intensify."

The IAF hit hundreds of targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday, the spokesman said, including several terrorist cells preparing to fire rockets at Israel, along with some 100 long- and medium-range rocket launchers located across the Strip.

Tank fire also was directed at terror targets, he added.

The spokseman urged the populace to remain steadfast, as "home front resilience is vital for the continuing operation."

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