Gaza rocket explodes in open area in Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council
ByYaakov Lappin
11 March 2014 22:49
Projectile triggers Color Red rocket alert across area, before falling in an open territory; no injuries reported.
A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip.

Gaza rocket at sunset . (photo credit:REUTERS/ Darren Whiteside)

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open area in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council on Tuesday night.

The projectile triggered a Color Red rocket alert across the area, before falling in an uninhabited area. It failed to cause injuries or damages.



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Earlier Tuesday, the Israel Air Force struck an Islamic Jihad cell in southern Gaza minutes after it was identified as being behind an attack on an IDF unit on the Gaza-Israel border.

According to military sources, the terrorists fired a mortar shell at soldiers who were conducting routine security measures near the frontier.

The Islamic Jihad said that the Israeli strike killed three of its operatives.


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